Mary sees Art as an interactive cycle supporting self-expression, learning and healing for both the creator and the viewer. Mary studied painting at East Carolina University and UNC Chapel Hill. Her artwork includes paintings in acrylic, oils and mixed media. A licensed mental health professional (MSW, LCSWc) with specialized training in energy psychology and excessive therapies, Mary has spent the recent 10 years working in the field of mental/ behavioral health providing counseling and social services, which include the use of art for therapeutic purposes. See Mary’s line of art for children.