Catherine Mardon

Catherine Mardon, DCSS, JD is a retired attorney whose former practice included representing the homeless, the disabled and those with mental illnesses. Catherine has extensive training in Mediation, and has held certifications in General, Victim/Offender, Divorce, Landlord/Tenant, and Debtor/Creditor mediation. She has a Masters of Theological Studies degree in Moral Theology/Ethics. She is a recognized expert in dealing with clients with mental illnesses and/or mental disabilities and has given over 200 public speeches to consumers, students, and professionals.  She is an author of 36 books which have been translated into over a dozen languages.  She has over 30 years’ experience in board governance.  She currently serves as a special advisor to the Glenrose Hospital and on their Medical Ethics Board. Her advocacy on behalf of those with mental illnesses and disabilities was recognized by, the Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction’s True Grit Award in 2016, the Sovereign’s Medal in 2018, and was invested as a Dame Commander of the Order of St. Sylvester in 2017, a Papal Knighthood.