About Beth Fairservis, MPC
Beth has over 30 years of experience working with the arts and healing as "ways" to transform oneself and the world. Beth has a Masters Degree in Pastoral Counseling from the Graduate Theological Foundation in Buddhist Psychology and Spiritual Leadership. Her practicum was with the Hartford Family Institute in Body-Centered Psychotherapy and Subtle Energy Healing. She is currently in Zen Buddhist Seminary with Sensei Anthony Stultz of the Blue Mountain Lotus Society. She has been counseling individuals for over 5 years and has mentored over 100 families in her previous work as a Birthing From Within® doula and MotherWoman® group facilitator. She has a B.A in Philosophy from Vassar College.
Beth's performance and activism work spans public speaking, parades, and street performances She also presents workshops for schools and communities with her co-founder Stephen Katz and their MuZen Mindful Creative Theater Company. MuZen is dedicated to transforming our culture through creative truth telling, magical beauty, and lots of goofiness. For the past 3 years MuZen has been working along side Climate Action Now and Mother's Out Front by bringing Puppets and artfully made banners to festivals and direct actions and to instigate new ways of expressing the truth that engender unity rather than division. She is a member of the Speaker Sisterhood. Beth's Theater studies have been with Meredith Monk, Rachel Rosenthal, Ricardo Puccetti, Double Edge Theater and Sand Glass Puppet Theater. She has performed at Lincoln Center Outdoors, the Sharon Play House, Earth Dance, Northampton's APE Gallery, and many festivals and activist events.