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Nancy Hillis, MD Artist, author, and psychiatrist

Nancy Hillis is an abstract artist, Stanford-trained psychiatrist, and author of the best-selling book The Artist's Journey: Bold Strokes to Spark Creativity.

The founder of The Artist's Journey courses, Nancy guides artists to create their deepest, most authentic art. Her signature approach combines art and psychiatry, and with it she's helped thousands of artists transform their work from the inside out. She operates from the conviction that artistic creation has as much to do with psychology as it does with paint and canvas.

Nancy studied under renowned psychiatrist, Irvin Yalom, MD, at Stanford University and has been featured in Inc. magazine, the New York Observer, The Expert Called You, and the Lit from Within show. Her course, Activating the Canvas, was named one of the top online art courses of 2019 by

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