Catherine Gruener, M.A., M.A., LCPC, NCC, PDTC 

Author of Parenting Young Gifted Children What to Expect When You Have the Unexpected


As Seen at The Davidson Institute, Chicago Gifted Community Center, Illinois Association for Gifted Children, Quest Academy, The Science and Arts Academy, The Avery Coonley School, Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted, Parents of Gifted Education, Community Organization for Gifted Children


Catherine combines her knowledge from 2 masters degrees, one in neuropsychology and second in clinical counseling, 25 years of experience in mental health, certifications in Positive Discipline, trainings from the Yale Parent Center in Parent Management, and research on the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted children, as a licensed and nationally certified clinical professional counselor and parent educator, to provide you transformative trainings on Parenting Your Gifted Child.

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More Loving, More Fulfilling,

More Connected Relationships with your Gifted Children

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What would you do if you knew there was life-changing trainings that used heart-centered, research-based practical tools to help you reconnect with your core values, understand your kids, and create those loving relationships you always wanted?


Encouragement Parenting is the parent education Division of Gruener Consulting, which has nurtured the enlightenment and empowerment of parents through experiential trainings, workshops, seminars, and online classes since 2011. 


Catherine expertly guides and teaches parents how to discover their strengths, open new doors to possibilities, while learning valuable life skills, as they find more clarity, feel more connected, creating more fulfilling, more loving relationships with their children and families.

How to Parent a Gifted Child

Online Training

Combining current research with hands-on examples and experiential exercises, you will learn about misconceptions of giftedness, gain a deeper understanding of your child, and take away my 3 biggest parenting strategies. 

Read Stories of courage and triumph as 50 women including Oprah Winfrey, Melinda Gates, Mallika Chopra, Pat Sampson, Cordelia Gaffer, Catherine Gruener and so many more. share their triumphs, tribulations, and lessons learned.

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