About Dr. Catherine Delaney

Dr. Catherine DelaneyBefore opening her counseling practice, she taught at several Texas universities/colleges while running state/national grants for those institutions where she conducted award-winning research as well as publications. Dr. Delaney attended University of Texas-Austin for her undergraduate studies receiving one of twelve State of Texas honors senior internships via intercollegiate transfer to University of Houston where she also received a master degree and doctorate with interdisciplinary studies in Education, Psychology and Business. She completed her chemical dependency counseling licensure requirements at University of Houston-Houston and post-doctoral counseling studies at University of Houston-Clear Lake. She was an affiliate at two Houston area hospitals.  She is a member of the American Counseling Association, and National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and Texas Association of Addiction Professionals.

Throughout her career, Dr, Delaney has received local, state and national awards, such as Woman of Excellence by the Federation of Professional Women. She is a key note speaker presenting a myriad of topics to audiences across the United States such as The Psychology of Yes, Practical Parenting, Self Esteem, Stress Management, and Insomnia. She traveled to Washington D.C. where she met with Senators and Congressional Representatives from Texas to discuss mental health as a public health issue. She was also invited to address state and national legislators concerning how to involve parents in the education of at-risk children.

A dedicated volunteer, she was appointed to lead the Medical Task Force for the Executive Committee of the Coalition of Behavior Health Services. She also served as Co-chair of Houston Crackdown Research and Treatment Committee for Mayors Lanier, Brown and White. As Co-chair she met with various law enforcement officers such as a group from the Ukraine to discuss the prevention and treatment of drug abuse in Houston. She also assisted with the coordination of numerous mental health seminars and conferences such as the Alcohol and Drug Prevention and Treatment Conference for Houston corporate and medical leaders as well as city and national law enforcement officers held at the James Baker Institute, Rice University.

In addition, she volunteers for Habitat for Horses and is a life time member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and Texas Exes at the University of Texas, Austin.  Vitae available upon request.