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Girl Above connects young women to wisdom, faith and confidence. We equip them to stand boldly for their convictions, put a voice to their values, and to leave their past in the past, knowing that they have hope for tomorrow.

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LIVE OUT THE VISION

We collect stories and advice from young women, therapists, and parents around the world. Our social media, website, events and courses allow you to connect with others to gain encouragement with whatever it is you are going through!

Our Values.

faith

We are united as a team in our commitment to help young women grow in their faith

family

We believe that healthy families yield healthy children and we are devoted to helping parents build strong, loving and healthy families. 

health

We are tenacious in our pursuit to bring relevant, professional, and effective mental health resources to teen girls

action

We lovingly yet boldly encourage all of our followers and participants to get involved in their personal journey to health and to take action toward getting the support they need

meet the team.

Krista DeYoung

Founder

Krista is the founder of Girl Above and specializes in life coaching and mentoring adolescent girls and parents. Kristsa is a certified life coach, and is currently in the Masters in Counseling program at CCU. She has spent the past decade as a high school/middle school teacher and coach. 

Dr. Angie Wall (Ph.D)

Counselor

Angie Wall is a licensed school psychologist and psychotherapist. She has been in practice for over 20 years helping parents and their children through the most difficult of times. Dr. Angie describes her approach to working with families as clinical yet compassionate and most importantly prayerful!

Virginia HOOD (LPC)

Counselor

Virginia Hood has her Master’s Degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling, and works as a Counselor (LPC) in private practice in Lone Tree, CO. She is passionate about working with young women who have anxiety and depression, and those struggling with issues of shame and self-worth. She became involved with Girl Above in 2016 after meeting founder Krista DeYoung and sharing similar stories from adolescence and young adulthood. Their common passion and experience sparked Virginia’s involvement in the Girl Above parent courses where she speaks on topics that help parents live more fully and parent their teens more effectively.

Jessica

Operations Volunteer

Jessica graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Human Sciences with a concentration in Health and Exercise Science. After graduation, she helped start and grow a company called FlipBelt. She was an Event Manager and National Sales Representative leading the company to a multi-million dollar business. Jessica now works as the operations assistant for SHIFT, an anti-trafficking organization.