Karen Kraut is a Parenting Coach and Certified Trainer in the Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) approach created by Massachusetts General Hospital's Think:Kids program, and presents on CPS throughout greater Boston. She founded Be The Parent You Want to Be! to train and coach parents in CPS and co-founded Making Parenting WORK, which brings maternity and parenting wellness to the workplace. Over the last 4 years, Karen has helped over 700 parents become more effective and confident. Karen 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 12 and 10, and has experienced directly the benefits of CPS to her children, her spouse, and herself.