Catherine Clark, B.S., M. Ed
Catherine has over 20 years experience in education. She received her B.S. from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, her Secondary Education Credential from San Francisco State University, and M. Ed.: Instructional Design (emphasis on instructional design/online learning) from San Jose State University. She also has 24 CE credits in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy coursework from the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy, including CBT for Anxiety. She also completed the University of Pennsylvania course, "Positive Psychology" taught by Dr. Martin Seligman.
As a teacher in the San Mateo, CA Union HS District, she worked with at-risk, mainstream, and advanced students who demonstrated a wide range of learning abilities in the Independent Study/Alternative Program. This innovative program guided students toward graduation, GEDs, and college placement.
As an Assistant Director of Sylvan Learning Center in San Mateo, CA, Catherine worked with middle and high school students remediating reading and math deficiencies for students to succeed in high school and beyond.
Catherine trained as a Great Books instructor, teaching and leading the program at Sacred Heart of Jesus, Boulder, for six years. She was a volunteer at Boulder High School's Counseling Department for 9 years guiding students and parents seeking scholarships for college and guidance for other post-high school training.
She currently works with high school and college students, and adults on developing and strengthening Executive Function skills.
Many clients have been diagnosed with ADHD with executive function deficits affecting work and academics. Catherine works with the specific EF needs of these clients.
Catherine is NOT a psychological therapist--She's a veteran EF educator with an M.Ed in Instructional Technology/Design and multiple years of working with adults and students.