About Catherine

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Catherine has been called a Teacher/Therapist because of her educational approach to counseling.   This approach helps clients remember what they learned in session, and apply the tools in real life.

She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified TA Instructor. Transactional Analysis is a positive theory of psychology, created by Eric Berne, MD.  TA has helped millions of people live positive, authentic lives.  TA principles are simple, and therefore are excellent for learning good communication techniques for couples and family work.

Catherine teaches with story-telling.  Good stories can help you see how other people use the tools.   Her stories make workshops and webinars informative and inspiring.
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Catherine’s Professional Experience 

Before starting her private practice in 2006, Catherine  worked for over 20 years in the restaurant business.  She was the Director of Organizational Training and Development for Marie Callendar Pie Shops Inc., in Orange County. She excelled at developing effective tools and systems for learning and for implementing change.  Her specialty was Understanding Personality Types, and Communication Skills for Managers.

  • Education: MA Counseling Psychology-Argosy UniversityLicense: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist CA #49676
  • License: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist CA #49676
  • Certification: TA Practitioner Instructor through USATAA www.usataa.org
  • Member of the USGA