- M.A., Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life, Pacifica Graduate Institute
- B.A., Psychology, Javeriana University
- B.A., Sociology, Javeriana University
María Mendoza is a licensed psychotherapist in Colombia, and a psychosocial fieldwork expert specialized in designing and implementing expressive methodologies from a depth psychological perspective. She is a certified facilitator in the methodologies Open Studio Process, and Expressive Sandwork, as well as a member of the Colombian Art Therapy Association, where she teaches several courses at the training program. She also teaches and collaborates at other Art Therapy international programs in Mexico and Peru. María’s current private practice includes one-on-one Jungian psychotherapy in Bogotá, Colombia, and creative mentoring and workshops around the world through her project Joy Collage. María co-teaches HMC270-Project Workshop II.