About Catherine

Catherine Kerrigan is the proud and energetic mother of six children who are rapidly and successfully transiting through teenage years into adulthood. Catherine is originally from Dublin, Ireland where she was trained and certified in the field of early childhood education through the proven philosophy and methods of Maria Montessori. After coming to the united States Catherine worked as a preschool teacher while continuing her child development studies at Gratz College and City college in San Francisco. While working in preschool and continuing her education in child development, Catherine was drawn to the children that present challenging behaviors and it was that area she focused on with her studies in child development. After many years of teaching preschool, Catherine decided to train as a postpartum Doula specializing in multiplies and later as a sleep consultant. 

She felt this is where all her years of experience with children and families was leading her and has thoroughly enjoyed her change of career.  In her role as a Postpartum Doula she gets immense satisfaction from helping parents and families successfully navigate the first few months as a growing family. As sleep consultant and mother of six children she understands the need for families to get a good nights sleep. This is where Catherine’s real talents lie. Understanding parents frustrations and needs while recognizing all families and children have different needs and need different approaches in trouble shooting sleep issues. Catherine will help you establish good sleep habits from early on and troubleshoot with you and your family for older children’s sleep issues.

 
 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Early Childhood Educator & Montessori Teacher
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Postpartum Doula & Advanced Training Certificate
    for Multiples
  • Sleep Consultant
  • Certified Lactation Educator
  • Certified HUG Your Baby Teacher
  • All vaccines current
  • CPR Certified