Christine is an Army veteran previously tasked with special orders to train soldiers in the Army Suicide Prevention Program. She was awarded three Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, the distinguished honor graduate award, and the Soldier of the Cycle award. In 2014 the Joint Special Operations Command of the US Army invited her and Michael to speak on sex addiction and recovery.
A nationally and internationally experienced speaker, Christine’s past speaking engagements have included story-based evangelism events on college campuses, Masters of Ceremonies for the United States Army Birthday Ball, and narrator/presenter for a multi-million dollar tour production of the Army’s history called Spirit of America before arena audiences typically exceeding 15,000 people.
Her extensive education includes acute stress, grief, and trauma, the Community Resiliency Model, the HEART Model, assessment and treatment of PTSD, compassion fatigue, and compassion stress management. She is a member of the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology and the American Association of Christian Counselors.