LMHC, MDIV, CAGS, PhD candidate
Mary Putera is a licensed mental health counselor, expressive arts therapist, and community art facilitator. Mary has over 25 years of experience in the fields of mental health, relationship care, trauma recovery, and community development. Her work history is intentionally rich in cross-cultural work, wellness, work with marginalized communities and peace building. She is open and affirming of the LGTBQIA community and has years of experience caring for and providing people of this community and their families life affirming supportive care. Mary engages the work from a holistic perspective, listening for places of strength, need, and integration of the whole person, body, mind, soul and relational capacities. She welcomes the opportunity to come alongside those who would benefit from therapeutic care.
Community Healing: A Work of Resilience in Troubled Times
This workshop will engage participants in arts-based practices of caring for organizations and communities suffering traumatic events and stressful seasons.
In this workshop we will:
- Discuss the signs of complex organizational and community struggles which undermine relational well-being.
- Engage Community Art practices of play and art making as effective therapeutic interventions.
- Practice beginner skills for engaging artful ways of shifting the inter-personal space of teams, groups, and small communities.
Instructor: Rev. Mary Putera LMHC, MDiv. CAGS
Date: May 2, 2020
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Cost: $60; sliding scale available based on need.