Arlinnes Alvarez

Music Practitioner
Healthcare Provider
Organization/Affiliation (no abbreviation): 
South Florida Arts & Counseling
Miami, FL 33125
United States
Short biography and a description of your interest(s) in music and health: 
CEO, LMHc, ASCAP singer songwriter, Arlinnes Alvarez is the founder of South Florida Arts & Counseling Inc, a nonprofit organization that provides psychotherapy treatment solutions with the utilization of the arts.
Our programs offer an innovative solution to conventional therapy. It uses music to create prolonged inner changes. Music has been used as a therapeutic tool for centuries and has been shown to positively affect many areas of the brain including the regions involved in emotion, cognition, memory, sensation, and movement. This fact, combined with the engaging nature of music and the diversity of music forms, makes music uniquely effective in the treatment of a wide array of physical and mental health problems including children emotional and behavioral issues as well as adult degenerative diseases including Dementia, Alzheimer, and Parkinson.
Collaboration Interests: 
Network, conferences, Grant opportunities, funding collaboration and partnerships.
nonprofit, music in therapy, arts, psychology, mental health, salient experiences, wellness