Crystal Shepherd is a Licensed Pastoral Counselor with the state of Kentucky and a Certified Counselor through the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. In addition to working as the Associate Pastor of Congregation Care at Central, she is an Associate Counselor through Tree of Life Counseling, LLC. Her previous experience was at St. Luke’s Christian Counseling Center and with Cornerstone Counseling of Madison County. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville (B.F.A) and Baptist Seminary of Kentucky with her Masters of Divinity with a specialty in Pastoral Care and Counseling. She has completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education and has experience as a hospital chaplain. She is married with two children. Crystal loves to hike, camp, and spend time reading.