Cathy is a self-awareness expert focused on parenting and the personal empowerment of women and young girls. She's a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Parent Coach, Certified Elementary School Teacher, Certified Yoga Teacher, and she teaches in the Sociology Department at Dominican University. She is the host of Zen Parenting Radio, a top ten kids and family podcast on iTunes, and is the founder of the annual Zen Parenting Conference in Chicago, hosting some of the best parenting experts, including Dr Shefali Tsabary, Cheryl Strayed, Glennon Doyle and Rosalind Wiseman.
Cathy is also a blogger for the Huffington Post, has facilitated a self-awareness program for preadolescent girls called Be U and is a mother to three girls herself. She lives in Chicago in the United States.