Kerryn Coombs-Valeontis is an arts therapist and eco-arts therapist. As an Arts therapist and Ecotherapist, she has worked in mental health and also works in community-based programs for dementia, aged care, mental health and young people at risk. She facilitates online studies in Ecotherapy, and is co-author of the book Nature Heals: An Introduction to Nature based Therapies in Australia and New Zealand (2019). She has also published her first collection of Poetry, In Parentheses, was released in 2022. Kerryn has been teaching Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy at Nan Tien Institute since 2018. She is a member of ANZACATA, the Australian and New Zealand Art and Creative Therapies Association.