Karen Kraut, MPH, GCCP, 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 and parenting wellness programs in the workplace.
Karen provides individual/couples coaching in CPS, leads workshops and presents on CPS throughout greater Boston, and has worked with over 700 parents in the last 4 years. She has a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Education 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 12 and 10, and has experienced directly the many challenges of parenting as well as the tremendous benefits of CPS to her children, her spouse, and herself.