Mary E. May, MFT
Mary May is the CEO of Butterfly Love, LLC where she focuses on her passion for women’s issues, healthy relationships, domestic violence and specialized populations in community based services. Ms. May is a consultant, trainer, and Couples and Family therapist. She has worked in the mental health field for over two decades with diverse populations including children, youth, and adults with adjustment issues, oppositional behaviors, and/or relationship difficulties. Mary also provides a variety of behavior shaping and culturally sensitive team building activities, workshops, and trainings throughout the Philadelphia, Metropolitan, and Tristate area (PA/NJ/DE) with other professionals and colleagues in the field.
Ms. May opts to use interventions of support that are solution focused and present oriented, as well as culturally and environmentally sensitive. Ms. May understands the role of spirituality in coping, and as appropriate engages within the spiritual context in conjunction with Trauma-Informed Care and Cognitive Behavioral techniques in helping her clients cope with life stressors. Ms. May also has experience in utilizing evidenced based practices to promote resiliency and empowerment with corporate teams, small business solutions, individuals and families.
Throughout the years, Ms. May has worked as a clinician, clinical supervisor, behavioral health trainer and clinical consultant in a variety of settings. These settings include but are not limited to juvenile justice residential treatment facilities, court, community based programs, public and charter schools, foster care, private practice, and various outpatient supportive systems.
Ms. May has recently been featured on NBC 10 – At Issue Discussing Adolescent Violence and Trauma in our community as a professional change agent. She was also featured on MBC News in St. Lucia discussing suicide, as well as a featured speaker during the Piton International Film Festival discussing the impact of domestic violence on the individual, family, and community-at-large, trauma, and healing solutions.
Ms. May can be found on Facebook as Butterfly Love – Consultations’. You can also follow her on her healthy relationships Facebook group called “Relationship Flow.”