Krystal received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN. During her senior year she completed her internship with the Partnership for Family, Children and Adults, serving victims of domestic violence. Upon graduation, she began her career as an associate professional working with children and young adults ages 5 through 21 doing intensive in-home services using a cognitive behavioral therapy model. Krystal then relocated to Milford, CT to work for Child First, a program through the Yale-New Health System. Krystal was a Case Coordinator that integrated a trauma informed child-parent relational model to stabilize families and improve the health and wellbeing of both parents and children. In 2019, Krystal relocated back to NC where she worked for the NCDHHS - Children’s Developmental Services Agency as an Early Intervention coordinator for infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities or delays. Krystal is fluent in Spanish, which has helped better serve the Hispanic population during her 11 years of fieldwork experience.
Although born in the Midwest, Krystal has lived most of her life in Wake Forest, NC. She currently resides there with her husband and 3 daughters. She enjoys traveling, cooking, real estate and design.