Myra holds a B.S. in Graphic Design (Lebanese American University) and a M.A. in Expressive Therapies, specialization in Art Therapy & Mental Health Counseling (Lesley University - Cambridge, MA, USA).
Building on specialized academic studies in the field and her innate sensitive nature, Myra is dedicated to using creative expression whenever and however she can to promote mental health and self-development. She adapts a person-centered approach, focusing on the unique needs and potentials of her clients in order to support them in exploring their inner selves and developing healthy strategies in dealing with life’s challenges.
Between Boston and Beirut, Myra has worked as art therapist in hospitals, prisons, rehab centers, refugee camps, schools, and other settings. She is a member of the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) and has co-organized and presented at conferences in various countries among Lebanon, US and China.