Christiane Corbat was born in Geneva, Switzerland. She has lived in Europe, Peru, New Zealand and the United States. She was educated in the US, graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 1967 where she studied with Joseph Campbell. Her interest in world mythology, art and healthcare issues has been combined in a unique form, using sculpture as a way to transform personal perspective.

Her work has been exhibited internationally in museums and medical venues and is featured in numerous books and publications on art and healing. Christiane lectures, writes and gives workshops in the US, Europe and New Zealand. She is co-founder of Waking Dreams & Warrior Women, a non-profit organization of healthcare professionals, artists and community leaders, that explores the relationship between the arts and healing. She is a graduate of the Barbara Brennan School of Healing.