Brooke Osborn's research and professional interests have focused on counseling supervision, crisis and trauma counseling, and abuse prevention. As an authorized Darkness to Light facilitator, she has taken hundreds of people through this research-based sexual abuse prevention program. For her dissertation, she developed and validated an instrument to evaluate the competence of Christian counseling students that was published in the Journal of Psychology and Christianity, "Evaluating Counseling Student Competence: The Christian Counseling Supervision Instrument (CCSI)." She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, the Christian Association of Psychological Studies, and the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children. She is a licensed professional counselor/supervisor and a licensed marriage and family therapist with experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced trauma.
She and her husband, Patton, have one son, Lex.