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Margaret Atma Maris

Margaret Atma Maris, American psychotherapist, educator. Achievements include development of battered women's programs. Planning committee National Coalition Aganist Domestic Violence, New York City, 1971—1973; review committee United Way, Hartford, Connecticut, 1973—1975; Member of American Psychological Association, National Association for Masters Psychology, Play Therapy Association.

Background

  • Maris, Margaret Atma Daughter of Clarence Joseph and Catherine Nifa Bailey.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in Psychology, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, 1991.

    Career

    • Executive director Prudence Crandall Center Women, New Britain, 1973—1977, Susan B. Anthony Center Women, Torrington, 1877—1981. Director children services University Connecticut, Farmington, 1986—1990. Program director Child & Family Service, Hilo, Hawaii, 1992—2000.

      College instructor Hawaii Community College, 1996—2005. School based behavioral health therapist Department of Education, since 2000. Child & family therapist Hospice, since 2000.

      Consultant Department Education, Boston, 1990—1991.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of battered women's programs.

    Membership

    Planning committee National Coalition Aganist Domestic Violence, New York City, 1971—1973. Review committee United Way, Hartford, Connecticut, 1973—1975. Member of American Psychological Association, National Association for Masters Psychology, Play Therapy Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, yoga, reading, art, hiking.

    Connections

    • Life partner Jeffery Raven. 1 child Christian Joseph Kovac.
    • father: Clarence Joseph
    • mother: Catherine Nifa Bailey
    • child: Christian Joseph Kovac Maris
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