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high school

-Upper Arlington High School  2003

-Fort Hayes Metropolitan Career Center (photography intensive during Junior and Senior years of high school. 2003 

-Recipiant of the Matthew McCoy Senior Thesis Award  2003

-Member of the National Art Honors Society.



-Ohio University, Athens Ohio

Undergraduate degree in Specialized Studies, a major I designed that combined social work, family studies, psychology, and fine art.           Graduated 2007

-Ohio University, Athens Ohio  

Master's degree in Education, mental health counseling focus.                                           Graduated 2014


continued education

-Best practices for Trauma Informed Care

-ADHD: motivating, word choice, + affirmation

-Rise of anxiety diagnoses in children

-Post-Pandemic issues in Counseling

-New challenges for LGBTQ+ humans

-Gender Affirming care

-ADHD and medications

-Counseling adult survivors of childhood abuse + neglect

-Cyberbullying: new challenges

-Ethics in Counseling

-Ethics in telehealth

mental health

Bluestone Counseling

Open Arms Counseling

Basset House inpatient teen rehab

Buckeye Ranch

people on the spectrum/people with developmental disabilities 

Bluestone Counseling

Buckeye Ranch

Art Outside the Lines (founder)

PALS Art Studio. Director

Direct care staff in homes, residential facilities, day programs, job coach on worksite, in schools, one-on-one and in groups 

Special Olympics

Summer/winter/respite camp counselor

Passion Works art studio

Lifeworks consultant and director of  studio

Goodwill Art Studio


Camp akita leadership

Crossroads Leader (First Community Church teen program)

private art lessons

Buckeye Ranch

Basset House

Art Mentor

National Youth Advocate Program

Group art projects in the parks

Kids art tent at Upper Arlington Arts Fest

Tremont Elementary School, artist in residence

Upstream Arts, teaching artist


Solo show Art Outside the Lines

Solo show California ave

Group show in Havanna, Cuba

Group show, Riffe Gallery

Hip Hop weekend show Art Outside the Lines

Murals indoors and out

virtual drawing and painting workshops/classes

companies I have worked with


collaborative art studio for people with and without autism/disabilities

use the power of creative arts to activate and amplify the voice and choice of individuals with disabilities.

restoring hope and providing healing services for children and families around central/southwestern ohio

mehri davis, m.ed, lpc


christian summer camp run on four basic principals: compassion. acceptance. community. authenticity

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