Christie is an Associate Clinical Social Worker who grew up in Tennessee and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social & Criminal Justice from Ashford University. Christie moved to California, where she earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, specializing in Children in Families and & Military Families. Since graduating, Christie has split her time between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Since 2012, Christie has primarily focused her work around children, adolescents, and young adults, but she also has experience working with diverse populations, including refugee and incarcerated communities. Christie is trained as a mental health first aider and in suicide prevention in children, adolescents, and adults. She is also certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive behavior therapy. She specializes in various issues, including anxiety, trauma, depression, suicide, spirituality, and minority-related stress, and she particularly enjoys working with children and families, military families, and minorities. Christie hopes to help clients find their “voice and value”. She utilizes a culturally sensitive and integrative approach to encourage and empower them to face their fears, embraces their discomfort, and live their best lives. Christie enjoys sleeping, traveling, and tasting food from different regions and cultures outside of work.