Nadia Paredes is the current President of the American Art Therapy Association. She is a Registered Art Therapist, Licensed Marital and Family Therapist and Intuition Painting® Facilitator who founded Nadia Paredes - Creative Studio, a bilingual resource for Mental Health prevention, unblocking Creativity and authentic self-expression. Her offerings include mindfulness based programs using embodied arts, art journaling for personal wellness and international speaking engagements. She hosts an Instagram, TikTok and Podcast in Spanish called Revolución Creativa, where she shares information about using art as a Mental Health practice. Nadia is also an Art Therapy supervisor and adjunct professor at Loyola Marymount University.