Parenting is a passion for Catherine. Encouragement Parenting is the parent education Division of Gruener Consulting, focusing on nurturing the enlightenment and empowerment of parents through experiential trainings, workshops, seminars, and online classes. As an Adlerian, certified in Parent Training, with a Master’s degree in Neuropsychology and second Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling, Catherine created Encouragement Parenting combining her knowledge from certifications in evidence-based and evidence-backed parent training programs, research, and graduate degrees, with her over 20 years of experience within the mental health field. Encouragement Parenting is an enlightening and empowering approach, that uses intuitive, expressive, and experiential trainings to encourage parents to live their best lives. Catherine shares her knowledge, teaching and guiding with enthusiasm, joy and kindness.
Visit Encouragement Parenting at http://www.encouragementparenting.com
Catherine is also nationally and internationally known for her work with Gifted and Profoundly Gifted Children and Families. You can purchase her book “Parenting Young Gifted Children What to Expect when you Have the Unexpected” with resources and approaches for parenting your gifted children here:
take an online course focusing on parenting gifted children here: https://www.encouragementparenting.com/product-page/parenting-young-gifted-children-webinar
or contact Catherine for an online or in-person consultation (872)216-5860 Catherine.email@example.com
AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS
Catherine has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership. The International Association of Top Professionals, presented her with their Top Female Visionary for 2018 at their recent Gala in New York at The Ritz Carlton Battery Park. She has been inducted into Elite American Educators, Elite Women Worldwide, Marquis Who’s Who and selected as “Outstanding Professional of the Year” by Cambridge Who’s Who. She was also selected as “Top Female Executive” and was featured in a chapter in the “Top 101 Industry Expert publication.” In 2016 IAOTP honored her as the “Top Clinical Professional Counselor of the Year.”
She is an active volunteer with and is affiliated with several national and state professional organizations including, the North American Society of Adlerian Professionals, the American Counseling Association, the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, , the Illinois Counselors Association, and the Association for Child and Adolescent Counselors in Illinois where she holds an executive board membership in the role as Secretary.