Darby Strickland is a counselor and faculty member for the Christian Counseling & Education Foundation (CCEF). She is the author of Is it Abuse? A Biblical Guide to Identifying Domestic Abuse and Helping Victims. She is also a contributor to the free web-based training curriculum Becoming a Church that Cares Well for the Abused. Darby has a master of divinity degree in counseling from Westminster Theological Seminary, where she teaches a course on counseling people in abusive marriages. She and her husband, John, have taken great delight in homeschooling their three children.