Maryana Newton, BA
MA Art Therapy
“My hope is to bring an aspect of creativity and artistic insight to the community here at CooperRiis in addition to my role as Recovery Coordinator.”
Prior to joining CooperRiis, Maryana worked as a student therapist at a community counseling center in Santa Fe, NM. Her background is in care-giving with various populations, including geriatric and memory care patients, and those with traumatic brain injury.
Maryana earned her Master’s of Art Therapy and Clinical Counseling from Southwestern College in Santa Fe, with a focus on interpersonal neurobiology in 2019. She is also a graduate of Mars Hill University, NC, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Art Therapy.
Outside of work, Maryana is an avid painter and artist. She enjoys running, dance, adventuring through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and growing in all creative endeavors.