Catherine Penny Sperling, American health care professional, consultant. Registered Nurse Latrobe Hospital; certified alcoholism counselor, hypho therapist. Member of American Society for Public Administration, California Association Alcoholism Educators, California Council Hypnotherapists, California Association Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors, National Association Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors.
Supervisor public health nursing Los Angeles County, Hollywood and West Los Angeles, 1962—1968. Substance abuse counselor Hollywood, 1968—1973. Instructor University California, Irvine, since 1978, director outpatient nursing and clinical services, since 1982.
Program director regional alcoholism program Orange County, Westminster, California, 1974—1979. Executive director National Institute Recovery, Newport Beach, since 1980. Addictions consultant South Coast Medical Center, Laguna Beach, 1984—1985.
Private practice Costa Mesa, since 1985. Advisory board member Orange County W. Region Health Care Agency, Westminster, since 1984.