Darby is a Christian Counselor who works with individuals, families, and couples, facing a variety of issues. Darby was trained at Westminster Theological Seminary where she obtained a Masters of Divinity specialized in Counseling. She teaches Counseling Abusive Marriages for Christian Counseling & Educational Foundation online School of Biblical Counseling. Darby is the author of two booklets: Domestic Abuse: Recognize, Respond, and Rescue and Domestic Abuse: Help for the Sufferer. Additionally, she has contributed many articles to The Journal of Biblical Counseling on the topics of sexual assault and domestic abuse. She is currently writing a book on how to help victims of marital abuse with P&R, due out in 2020.
She also worked with a team to develop the curriculum, Becoming a Church that Cares Well for the Abused, a free web-based training that provides best practices for pastors, ministries, and leaders who minister in the context of abuse. Darby specializes in counseling abusive marriage, and she leads a support group for oppressed women in her local church. Her speaking at national conferences, as well as, at local churches focuses on training churches and counselors to care well for those affected by domestic abuse and come alongside trauma victims. She regularly consults with pastors to help them navigate their church’s response, care, and protection in cases of domestic abuse.