"Treat a child as though he already is the person he is capable of being"
The Parenting Pros are dedicated to helping parents identify issues
that impact and interfere with the family dynamic.
We will also help develop goals in parenting and set a course
of action to achieve them.
Michele is a child development and behavior specialist with more than 40 years of experience in elementary and early childhood education.
She received her MS degree in Early Childhood Education and holds teaching credentials from New York and California.
Upon moving to California, Michele trained teachers and taught Pre-Kindergarten at Pacific Oaks College and Children’s School in Pasadena.
Her outstanding work led her to become the Early Childhood Center Director at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, CA, where she served the community working with children, parents and teachers for more than 30 years.
Michele has counseled and advised thousands of parents with extraordinary insight and caring as confirmed by the many honors and accolades she has received. She has led parenting groups, seminars, and conducted private consultations.
She is fervently committed to guiding, supporting, educating and comforting parents so that they can experience greater confidence, less stress, more joy, and develop a tool box of unique parenting skills.
Michele raised two wonderful sons and is the proud grandmother of two and knows from her own experience how important it is to create a mutually respectful,
joyful parent-child bond.
For the past 30 years Carol has devoted herself to the community, working with students and parents.
She served 10 years as a Community Advisory Counselor at a local high school where many parenting issues were resolved. Carol also taught workshops throughout the Los Angeles area providing parents with the necessary skills to better communicate with their children.
Carol attended Queens College in New York City and went on to become a certified Parent Effectiveness Trainer.
As a specialist in communication she taught this method to teachers who went on to implement these effective communication skills in their classrooms.
She has spent the last decade teaching and sharing her skills at a residential adolescent treatment center in Malibu, CA.
Along with the therapists, Carol leads multi family groups. These groups help the family dynamic in a constructive way. Carol’s goal is to provide parents with the tools to make their parenting journey successful.
Carol is a devoted mother of three adult children
and one grandchild.