Shirin Sherkat, Psy.D
Shirin Sherkat, Psy.D. is on a mission to honor children and empower parents around the world with proven, road-tested, and simple parenting strategies that reduce struggles and add more joy for every member of the family.
The author of Create Happy Kids, Dr. Sherkat is nicknamed, “the child whisperer” by many happy families who value her gift to see each child’s perspective as they use her methods to bring harmony to their formerly conflicted families. She teaches parenting workshops and shares keynote presentations to parenting groups that put prevention strategies center stage.
Dr. Sherkat grew up in Vancouver, Canada, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of Washington and later earned a Doctorate in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego. She resides in Kirkland, Washington with her husband.
Leanne is a mom of three very active kids and volunteers her buns off, so you know she’s not “staying at home” much. For the past two years she has kept MamaCon under control before, during and after the event by working tirelessly in the background to keep Amy and Kim sane. Her amazing writing talents, calm demeanor and super organizational skills help to make MamaCon the best event for moms anywhere!
Our fabulous MamaCon spa sponsor, Liberté makes every single mama she connects with feel beautiful, calm and amazing! She’s the mama of two girls, and runs her very own house of beauty in downtown Ballard.