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Christine was raised in Loudoun County, Virginia. Her father, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a Marine, served in the Vietnam War. Her grandfather, a Naval Captain, served in World War II. Christine became a caretaker at the age of thirteen when her mother was diagnosed with cancer. In 1989, Christine was exposed to a trauma and furthermore, she understands what can happen when a trauma is not processed.

Christine Langley-Obaugh holds her Master’s in Education in Community Agency Counseling from George Mason University. In addition, she holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology from Radford University. Christine has served as a Bereavement Counselor and Medical Social Worker for Blue Ridge Hospice and as a Psychotherapist for Crossroads Counseling. Christine has trained under Kathryn McCormack-Chen, RN, LCSW, LSATP who is an advanced certified Traumatic Incident Reduction (TIR) trainer and facilitator and who has treated trauma survivors, some of whom were at the Pentagon on 9/11. Christine is trained in both Life Stress Reduction and Traumatic Incident Reduction.

Prior and current experience:

  • Board of Directors, Loudoun Citizen’s for Social Justice
  • President, Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency
  • Instructor, North Florida Corrections Academy
  • Dispatcher
  • Probation and Parole Officer
  • Certified Field Training Officer
  • Certified Restorative Justice Facilitator
  • Positive Leadership Certificate, GMU, 2017
  • Intensive Supervision Probation and Parole Officer
  • Coordinator, Juvenile Sex Offender Services Program
  • Volunteer Coordinator, Frederick County Fire and Rescue
  • Co-Founder, Kindle Project for Burn Survivors
  • Coordinator, Frederick County Fire and Rescue Chaplaincy Program
  • Founder and Coordinator, Frederick County Against Distracted Driving
  • Certified Mediator, Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Mental Health De-briefer, Lord Fairfax EMS Council
  • Executive Liaison, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue
  • Instructor, Center for Lifelong Learning, Shenandoah University

 Memberships:

  • Member, Chi Sigma Iota, National Honor Society for Counseling
  • Member, Critical Incident Stress Management Team
  • Member, Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors (NVLPC)
  • Member, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF)
  • Member, Traumatic Incident Reduction Association (TIRA)
  • Member, American Counseling Association (ACA)

Awards:

  • Nominee, Probation Officer of the Year, 1996
  • Recipient of the Virginia Juvenile Justice Association (VJJA) scholarship, 2002, 2003 and 2004
  • Recipient of Certificate for Program Coordination of the Juvenile Sex Offender Services Program, 2004
  • Nominee for Administration Award with Northern Virginia Association for Volunteer Administrators, 2012

Community Service:

  • Team Manager, Blue Ridge Youth Soccer Association, Fall 2010
  • Family Team Chair, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Capitol Chapter, 2010-2011
  • Ambassador Chair, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Capitol Chapter, 2010-2012
  • Team Coordinator, Winchester Baseball, 2011 and 2014
  • PTA President, Middletown Elementary School, 2012-2013
  • Warrior Club, 2017

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