Cathie Butler Looney is a Certified Reality Therapist and a nationally acclaimed speaker. She is a much-sought-after personality whose insight and wit have helped educate parents and children in schools, churches, organizations and businesses throughout the United States,Canada and Europe. She works with Young Presidents Organization facilitating leadership workshops, seminars and retreats. Cathie has been featured in numerous magazines and newspapers. She has been described in the Dallas Morning News by columnist Steve Blow as delivering her presentations with a "rapid-fire mixture of wit and wisdom". She holds degrees in Elementary and Secondary Education and a Master's degree in Counseling. Cathie did an extensive study under Dr. William Glasser at the Institute of Reality Therapy in California after completing her Master's degree. Cathie has been married for 35 years to Jim, an architect who has firms in Dallas and Chicago. They are the proud parents of a son, Butler, who is 30 years of age and a graphic designer in Dallas and a daughter, Elaine, who is 25 years of age and is a Social Worker on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.