Catherine DePino has written twenty-two books for parents, teachers, and children on topics of spirituality, Mindfulness, bullying, and women’s issues. She has a Bachelor’s in English and Spanish education, a Master’s in English education, and a doctorate in Curriculum Theory and Development and Educational Administration from Temple University.
The author worked for many years as a teacher, department head of English and world languages, disciplinarian, and curriculum writer in the Philadelphia School District. After this, she worked at Temple as an adjunct assistant professor and student teaching supervisor.
Catherine has also written articles for national magazines, including The Christian Science Monitor and The Writer, and for years, she served on the board of The Philadelphia Writers’ Conference. She is a professional Tarot reader and received certification as both an angel card and crystal energy healer from renowned teacher, Kyle Gray. Oracle cards are another specialty. She is also a Reiki Master with certification in Usui and Holy Fire Reiki.