Morning Glory Arts Therapy

Morning Glory Arts Therapy

Purple Phoenix

A grotto of purple and snowy white petals
An ancient theatre of angelic dancers
held together in prayer
A phoenix rising

PhotoPoem by Akiba & Maryam Mermey Copyright © 2020

~ Nature Speaking ~
PhotoPoem Exhibit

Curtis Memorial Library, Brunswick, Maine
June 1, 2023 ~ June 30, 2023
Artists’ Reception June 9, 2023 from 5~7pm

Inspired by Nature’s mysteries and miracles, Nature Speaking are Maryam’s poetic responses to the musical images and spirit within Akiba’s photographs. Akiba is a nature photographer and Tai Chi teacher and Maryam is an expressive arts teacher & poet. Together they share their PhotoPoems through publications and exhibits. They hope the interplay of words & images speak to you of something precious.

Maryam may be contacted about the purchase of a PhotoPoem, booking an exhibit, or expressive arts classes at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel. (207)458-3357

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Maryam Mermey, PhD REAT

Maryam Mermey, PhD REAT

Dr. Maryam is a registered Expressive Arts Therapist and has a private practice called Morning Glory Arts Therapy. She also offers healing glass classes at Maine/General as part of the Prevention and Healthy Living Program. Maryam presents trainings, courses and workshops in the use of the Expressive Arts for Trauma for counselors/therapists, educators, health care professionals and medical professionals. She designed an original bully prevention model for children, youth and adults called Transforming the Bullying Cycle Through The Expressive Arts which has been used internationally since 2004. The Transforming the Bullying Cycle Through the Expressive Arts Model specializes in working with young people with the neurodiversity of autism. Most recently in November of 2019 she presented Transforming the Trauma of Bullying via the Expressive Arts for the AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disabilities) in Washington, DC.

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