Cathy Malchiodi, PhD, LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, REAT, is a psychologist and expressive arts therapist specializing in the treatment of traumatic stress. She is the executive director of the Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute and President of Art Therapy Without Boarders, a global non-profit organization. Cathy has authored 20 books, 50 chapters and refereed articles, and given over 500 invited keynotes and workshops around the world. Widely interviewed by a variety of news outlets, she has been featured in Time Magazine, CNN, Cosmopolitan, Natural Living, Marie Clare, Australia Childhood Foundation, US News and World Report, and VICE, among others. Cathy is a contributing writer for Psychology Today and has a readership of approximately 5.3 million. Her latest book is Trauma and Expressive Arts Therapy: Brain, Body and Imagination in the Healing Process and her bestselling book Understanding Children’s Drawings will be in its second edition in late 2020.