Cynthia Klein, BA

Certified Parent Educator

Cynthia Klein is an expert parenting coach and educator and has been working with parents of children aged 5 to 25 since 1994. She designs and presents parenting education workshops for Parents Place and also coaches parents privately. Cynthia helps parents improve their communication and connection with their children and she has taught more than a thousand parenting classes and private coaching sessions. Through her unique approach, parents are inspired to develop their inner wisdom about how to rear their children. Her philosophy empowers parents and gives them the tools to turn family conflicts into cooperation.

Cynthia is the author of Ally Parenting: A Non-Adversarial Approach to Transform Conflict Into Cooperation, published in 2017, which offers practical parenting strategies with examples of dialogue and parent success stories. Cynthia also authored the “Middle School Mom” column for Parenting on the Peninsula magazine for many years. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley; a Training and Human Resource Certificate from the University of California, Santa Cruz; and many teaching credentials and parent education training certificates.

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