University of Nebraska at Omaha, Masters in Social Work, Omaha, NE December 1996
Mary is currently providing a group to the Parents as Partners program. She is in the process of developing relaxation and grief groups at both the Atlantic and Council Bluffs locations. She is a consultant for the Therapy Place Inc., clinic program having recently retired from her Clinic Director position. Mary and her friend Deborra Smith, LISW, developed the idea of Therapy Place at a kitchen table in rural Iowa in 2000 and it has been her passion ever since. Mary is a systems thinker and looks at the many ways in which people are affected by their circumstances. She is also a people first social worker and starts where the client is. Mary is a spiritual person who enjoys photography and her friends and family. Mary always has a smile for those who come through the doors.