Maria Gonzalez-Blue

Maria Gonzalez-Blue

Adjunct Professor
Expressive Art Therapy

CIIS Main Building
6th Floor
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Maria Gonzalez-Blue, MA, REAT, REACE, adjunct faculty in the Expressive Arts Therapy program is in private practice as an Expressive Arts Therapist and Expressive Arts Educator. She has worked extensively with diverse groups and individuals of all ages. She was a core faculty member of the Person-Centered Expressive Therapy Institute, Santa Rosa, CA, from 1991 to its closing in 2005. She co-founded the Person Centered Expressive Therapy Institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has taught in Mexico and Guatemala. She facilitates creative processes for enlivenment with older adults in a variety of facilities. A 25-year commitment to Huichol Shamanism from Mexico has influenced her passion for the arts as an adjunct to spiritual exploration. Maria was instrumental in developing the first international registration for expressive arts consultant/educators (REACE).