Cara Pollard offers coaching services to families, couples, women and teens. She is highly trained at transforming lives by incorporating her in depth background, including legal expertise, teaching acumen, and early childhood development studies. She listens deeply and compassionately to her clients and then provides specific suggestions to implement new attitudes and strategies for moving forward toward their preferred future. Her coaching has provided life changing results and enhances each person's and family's journey by bringing joy, enthusiasm, love and laughter to their world.
She is also passionate about working with children and families in many other capacities. She offers public presentations and workshops to parent employees at corporations, to parent lawyers at law firms, to parent groups at schools and women’s networking and support groups. She also partners with schools by offering coaching services to administrators, teachers, parents and students.
Cara obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Indiana University, a Paralegal Certification from Roosevelt University and master's level certification from the Parent Coaching Institute at Seattle University’s School of Education.
Her volunteer work includes serving as President of the Board of Directors for Lil’ Buds Theater Company for 5 years, chairperson of The Family Advisory Board for Old St. Patrick’s Church, chairperson of The Parents at the Heart Committee for Frances Xavier Warde School. She chaired a committee for Latin School’s Parent association and has co -chaired a grant review committee for Impact Grants Chicago for 3 years.
Cara is obtaining a certificate of completion from Center for Conflict Resolution in Mediation Skills.
Cara participated in a yearlong program called Seed. SEED is a program developed by Wellesley Centers for Women, a premier women- and gender-focused, social-change oriented research-and-action institute at Wellesley College. The National SEED ProjectSM is a peer-facilitated seminar for the people in organizations who will meet in ongoing sessions to engage in structured conversations on equity and diversity. The ultimate goal is to illuminate ways we can bring our just and equitable selves to our organizations so as to support it in becoming more equitable and just.
She is certified in practical Reiki.
Cara Pollard, PCI Certified Parent Coach
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