Corie Weathers, licensed professional counselor (LPC), is a sought-after speaker, consultant and author of Sacred Spaces: My Journey to the Heart of Military Marriage. She and her husband Matthew, an Army Chaplain, have provided countless weekend marriage retreats for military couples and relationship retreats for single soldiers. They have devoted their time and efforts to build stronger military marriages. She currently serves as an Ambassador for the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF) serving military and first responder families.
In 2015, Corie was named the 2015 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year® where she advocated for mental health issues and served as a media correspondent writing online and print publications, consulting for command teams, and speaking to groups on issues like PTSD, grief, and marriage. She traveled to Turkey, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Persian Gulf with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to visit troops and see deployment conditions. She has also traveled across the globe teaching individuals and couples how to live, lead, find purpose, and build relationships using their natural talents.
Today, Corie continues to encourage others through her inspirational blog and podcast available on Life-giver.org. She also volunteers with the American Red Cross training mental health professionals to be more culturally competent in their work with military and first responders.