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About Mary

Mary Ricketson is an award-winning Poet, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Organic Blueberry Farmer. She believes everyone can live a happy and fulfilling life and uniquely combines her talent as a psychotherapist with her art as a poet to engage with people on a helpful level. Inspired by nature and her role as a mental health counselor, her poems reflect the healing powers of nature, a path she follows from Appalachian tradition, with the surrounding mountains as a midwife for her words.

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Mary is an excellent counselor and therapist, her goal-oriented and specific methods of treatment did wonders for me where so many therapists before hadn't been able to break through. I would highly recommend her, not only for those in Murphy but across the entirety of WNC.


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