Cathy Cassani Adams

Host of Zen Parenting Radio, author, clinical social worker

Cathy Cassani Adams, LCSW, CPC 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’s a professor in the Sociology Department at Dominican University. Her most recent book, Living What You Want Your Kids to Learn: The Power of Self-Aware Parenting won a Nautilus Award, National Indie Excellence Award, and an International Book Award. For six years she and her husband have hosted Zen Parenting Radio, a top-ten kids and family podcast on iTunes. Cathy is a sought-after speaker and advocate for women and girls, she created/facilitated a self-awareness program for preadolescent girls called Be U, and she was a Child and Family Therapist/Clinical Educator at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She is mom to three girls, ages 14, 12, and 9.