Karen Kraut is a parenting coach and Certified Trainer in the Collaborative Problem Solving approach based in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Think:Kids program. She founded Be The Parent You Want to Be! to teach parents CPS and co-founded Making Parenting WORK, which provides maternity leave support and parenting education in the workplace, giving employees the tools and resources they need to juggle work and family more effectively, reduce their stress, and be more present and engaged at work.
Karen leads trainings and presents on CPS throughout greater Boston, and has taught CPS to over 500 parents in the last 3 years. She has a Master of Public Health from University of California, Berkeley; a Graduate Certificate in Counseling and Psychology from Lesley University; and a B.A. in Organizational Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Karen is the mother of two sons, ages 11 and 9, and has experienced directly the benefits of CPS to her children, her spouse, and herself.