Kathie is a native of Sonoma County California. She has a Master’s Degree in Counseling, and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She had several job positions working with Youth aged six to eighteen, and twenty-two years working for Sonoma County Behavioral Health Division of Mental Health Services. She worked with youth, adults and families providing mental health services, before retiring to become President of Making Magic Happen – People Helping People, Inc. Her life-long passion is to help people that have experienced adverse conditions to find their personal power. She believes in happiness and positivity and helping others.