# 237 Raise Teens with Self Esteem and Confidence: Interview with Ruth Klein
Ruth Klein is an author and founder of the nonprofit Universal Mom, which works to help children and teens uncover their talents through the art of writing. With her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Spiritual Psychology with an emphasis on Health, Consciousness, and healing, Ruth is passionate about helping youth reach their full potential by believing in themselves. Prior to founding Universal Mom, for 22 years Ruth led the nonprofit Self-Esteem Council, which went into high schools to work with sophomores & juniors. In less than 10 hours, they changed student’s perceptions of their lives, increasing their self-esteem and confidence. Many of the students they worked with had the confidence to apply for summer jobs, get involved in school activities the following year, and apply to college when previously, college was not even on their radar. Outside of her non-profit work, Ruth has a successful career that spans over thirty years, she has helped her clients create a 360° Brand and convert their expertise and content into best-selling books that have gone on to be high-ticket programs, TedX speeches, PBS specials, TV guest spots, 5 figure speaking engagements. The author of 7 best-selling books, her upcoming release for parents is titled, Conscious Connection, and is slated for an early 2024 release.
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