Born and raised in Columbus, GA where she currently resides and is a Kendrick High School alumni. Christie continued her exploration of thoughts and feelings by graduating from Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA with a BS in Psychology. In addition, she completed her MS in Community Counseling from Troy State University, Phenix City, AL. She also earned her MS in counseling and is currently a licensed practicing counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. She continued her educational pursuit by obtaining a certification in school counseling from Columbus State University. Currently, she is pursuing her doctorate in counselor education and supervision with anticipated completion date of January 2012.
Through her clinical experience she utilized poetry as a medium to aid individuals in their journey towards healthy emotional development. Christie has been published on Poetry.com and recognized on Writers.com. Her recent publication of Random Thoughts of a Perplexed, Relaxed Soul released in March 2008 has already sold many copies. The much awaited sequel Soul Cries will be released December 2010. In addition, her first fiction novel Hurry up and Wait will be released in October 2010. As Christie walks with God she has been able to infuse her poetry and creativity as an instrumental part of her ministry. This ministry has served as a way to allow God to use her as a conduit to Christians and non-believers alike, spreading the resounding message of hope, love, and faith. It is her desire that each reader will experience the emotion that is consistently put into each line, stanza, and prose of her writing.