LMHC, MDIV, CAGS, PhD candidate
Mary Putera has over 20 years of experience as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Expressive Arts Therapist, and Community Art facilitator and maintains a private practice in Rhode Island, USA. Mary’s work history is intentionally rich in culturally diverse experiences, community/generational trauma recovery and peace-building in multi-cultural settings. The long thread of her work has focused on the fostering of communities of dignity, diversity and peace. She works in the US, Nepal and internationally teaching Expressive Arts Therapy, Community Art Facilitation, and Research Methods and provides professional supervision in the US and Globally.
Ms. Putera is a faculty member with The European Graduate School since 2013 providing thesis supervision and clinical supervision in both group and individual formats. She finds the work life giving and professionally expanding.
Mary’s philosophy of teaching is grounded in the understanding that: To be a teacher is to remain a student, ever grateful for life-giving sharing amidst the learning community.