Cathy Cassani Adams is a parenting expert and self-awareness teacher who supports parents in uncovering their authentic selves and inner joy so they can raise their children in a calm, loving, and supportive environment. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a PCI Certified Parent Coach®, a Certified Elementary School Teacher and a Certified Yoga Teacher. Cathy is Adjunct Faculty in the Sociology Department at Dominican University, she received her Master’s in Social Work from Loyola University, and her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Drake University. Cathy worked for many years as a Child and Family Therapist and Clinical Educator at Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago.

Cathy is the author of The Self-Aware Parent and The Self-Aware Parent Two and She co-hosts Zen Parenting Radio with her husband Todd. Cathy offers presentations, discussion groups, and women’s circles in the Chicagoland area, and she teaches early morning yoga at her local studio. She practices daily yoga and meditation, she studies essential oils, energy work, and holistic wellness, and she is committed to the practice of self care.
Cathy has been featured in Parents Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Ebony Magazine, Today’s Chicago Woman, Crain’s Chicago Business, and West Suburban Magazine. She is a reoccurring parenting expert on The Bill Moller Show on WGN Radio, she was the subject of a Fox News Special Report on the parent coaching profession, and she and her books were featured on CBS Chicago News. Cathy lives in Elmhurst, IL with her husband Todd and their three daughters.