Our founder Catherine Goodworth Marquard, has been working with children, adolescents and adults for almost ten years. Her journey began in Madison WI where she worked with youth in a correctional facility while obtaining her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. While earning her Master of Social Work degree, Catherine supported individuals living with cancer and their loved ones at Gilda’s Club Chicago. After graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Catherine began guiding students as the Lead Social Worker for several years in various schools settings across the Chicagoland area. Catherine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a well rounded and diverse background in social work and as has an incredible passion for helping others.

At Good Guidance, our Mission is to be a comprehensive support that motivates and guides you on your journey.

We aim to bring inspiration and motivation to every individual we meet through identifying and utilizing strengths, collaborating with family and school systems and altering our therapeutic approaches to fit the specific needs of every individual.