Miriam received her Masters of Arts degree with a Major in Expressive Arts Therapy and a Minor in Psychology, cum laude, in 2000 as well as her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Research, Leadership & Training in Expressive Arts Therapy, Education and Consulting in 2003 from the European Graduate School in Leuk, Switzerland. Miriam obtained her Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution from Carleton University in Canada in 2013. Miriam is a member of the Association of Conflict Resolution [ACR] , the International Coaching Federation [ICF] and the Bermuda Counsellors Association. Miriam received her Certificate as a Certified Divorce Coach CDC Coaching from the CDC Certified Divorce Coaching College, Florida, U.S.A. in 2015. Miriam had been a member of the originating Co-Parenting Mediation Council of Bermuda from 2015-2021. She joined the Collaborative Law Alliance of Bermuda in 2019 and continues to work as a Collaborative & Divorce Coach. Miriam worked as a social worker with Child and Family Services from 2007 and as the Court Mediator for the Family Court and the Supreme Court from 2014-2021. She has worked with at-risk youth, families, addictions, autism, and dually diagnosed children and adults in the mental health field in Canada and Bermuda. Miriam has been working at Solstice since 2014 as an Expressive Arts Therapist, Collaborative and Divorce Coach, Couples Therapist and Mediator.