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I teach foster mamas how to avoid anxiety and cope with uncertainty on their foster care journey.  Get started by discovering what kind of self-care YOU need most right now (in 2 min. or less!).

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No matter where you are on your foster care journey, getting a little extra support can mean the difference between your family's surviving and their THRIVING.

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Foster care is a blessing - but it can also be scary at times. Utilizing both my experiences as a foster mama AND a psychotherapist, I provide resources that take the fear out of fostering.


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From quick, actionable tips to make your foster care journey easier, to interviews with foster and adoptive mamas, the Fearless Fostering podcast delivers education and encouragement weekly.


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“I have been feeling much more supported from the course and working with Cathleen.”



I'm Cathleen, your new (foster) mom friend.

I'm also a psychotherapist in private practice who wants to teach my fellow foster mamas the skills that ACTUALLY work to overcome stress, anxiety and overwhelm...'cause ain't nobody got time for that!

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How to Deal with the Unknowns of Foster Care

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