As a licensed marriage and Family Therapist, Jo Schlehofer is active in counseling, workshops, and retreats for mature women. She holds an M.A. in Counseling from the University of San Francisco and a Life Credential in Adult Education from U.C.L.A. In addition to her work with women, she has conducted workshops on parenting, for large corporations and numerous Catholic dioceses in California, Oregon and Washington. She is the author of Joy in Parenting (Paulist Press) and of a three video series on parenting published by Franciscan Communications.