Nadia Ferrara is a registered art therapist and researcher who has been working with Native Americans for the past ten years as a consultant and art psychologist. She received her MA in Art Therapy from Vermont College, Norwich University, and her MSc in Transcultural Psychiatry from McGill University. She has worked in residential treatment settings, educational settings and hospitals. In her attempts to develop the area of cross-cultural art therapy, Nadia has published several papers and presented workshops across North America and Europe. She is also a researcher at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, involved in the Native Mental Health Team, and is currently working on her doctorate in Medical Anthropology.