Crystal grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina and earned a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Journalism. Crystal was first introduced to biblical counseling and CCEF almost 20 years ago through her local church. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Biblical Counseling through Westminster Theological Seminary. Crystal is also a dance educator, a PMA® Certified Pilates Instructor, and a former software engineer. She has been married since 2003 and is grateful to parent two amazing children with her husband in Chapel Hill. She loves traveling, hiking, reading and, of course, dancing.