Maria Escalante de Smith, MA
Maria Escalante de Smith (AKA Maria C. Escalante Cortina) was born in Mexico City where she got interested on learning foreign languages early in life. Afterwards she majored in Dentistry and she was always interested on medical conditions. She first got familiar with Jungian Psychology and eventually decided to get a degree in Ericksonian Psychotherapy at the Milton H. Erickson Institute of Mexico City. When The Ericksonian Center of Mexico was founded, she joined this organization where she worked as a therapist, supervisor and teacher. She has been a contributor for the Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter for several years and she has presented several short courses during events sponsored by this organization as well as by the International Society of Hypnosis and the European Society of Hypnosis.