Maia Gambis is a clinical psychologist with a Masters in psychopathology and a pre-doctoral degree in psychoanalysis and medicine from Université Paris VII, Denis Diderot in Paris, France. She holds a private practice and works primarily with children and families. She is also a psychology professor at La Católica University in Quito, Ecuador. Parallel to her work in psychology, Maia is a working artist with a BA in Photography from Bard College. Joining her two interests, psychology and art, she co-founded MNNA (Museo del Niño... y del Niño en el Adulto), a sociocultural entity aimed at strengthening the bond between children and adults through the arts (www.mnna.org). She is currently working on her PhD in Psychology, which focuses on trauma and creation.