Christy is a spiritual companion dedicated to guiding and facilitating YOU finding your inner wisdom and voice whether you profess to be Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, other religious affiliation or “spiritual but not religious”! She welcomes anyone who is seeking a deeper, more meaningful spiritual life with God – however you might name the Divine. Christy offers a safe and confidential space to allow you to discover your best self in relationship to the Divine. She is a former child advocate attorney, college instructor, youth minister and teacher. She understands the heart of the seeker and the journey of the a spiritual being living a human life.
As a spiritual director, Christy, provides a listening heart and a compassionate non-judgmental space for you to explore your unique and individual spirituality. Perhaps you are contemplating switching churches or maybe you want to explore what faith and belief are for you. She is the recipient of a certificate in spiritual direction from Benedict Inn in Beech Grove, Indiana. She is a Reiki energy practitioner. Christy earned a B.A. in Religious Education from Marian University (formerly Marian College), an M.A. in Pastoral Ministries from the University of Dayton, and a Juris Doctorate. She has over 80 hours of mediation training and has represented children and parents in over 30 mediations. She is an Associate with the Sisters of St. Francis Oldenburg and has served on the Associate Advisory Board. In addition, Christy is a trained SoulCollage ® facilitator and a Veriditas trained labyrinth facilitator.
Christy has facilitated days of prayer and workshops for groups at retreat centers and learning centers, SoulCollage® workshops and facilitated experiencing the labyrinth. She has provided as mindfulness training for managing stress for busy attorneys, social workers and health care providers. She is a member of the spiritual care team at the Lindner Center of Hope on as needed basis and provides ministry of presence and facilitates spiritual enrichment groups for those experiencing mental health challenges. Please contact her for retreats, mindfulness training, SoulCollage ®, labyrinth, or days of reflection for your group or retreat center.