Charlie graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a Bachelor degree in Elementary Education. She received her M.Ed. in Education from UNCC in 2000 and is currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health from UNCC as well. She is certified in Gottman marriage Training, Level One. She works primarily with children and teens and has an interest in working with young adults. She has experience working with adoptive and foster families, children who were adopted and children who were in the foster care system She is a mother of four children. Two of which were adopted; one was adopted at 14 months old from Guatemala and the second was adopted domestically at birth from Kansas. She completed her practicum at Hickory Grove and is currently in her first internship.