Brooke Cortez is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Imagine Therapies, LLC. She graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Therapy from Sam Houston State University in Hunstville, Texas. After completing her internship at The San Antonio State Hospital in 2001, she became a Music Therapist Board Certified by C.B.M.T.
In 2006, she received her Master of Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas, where she was a member of the Phi Alpha Honor Society and graduated with honors. Brooke has worked with a variety of populations to include psychiatric, early childhood, autism, developmentally delayed, traumatic brain injury, geriatric, corrections, sex offender, sexually abused, and substance abuse to name a few.
She currently speaks on a variety of topics within the community to include: educating others on the benefits of music therapy and the emotional and physiological effects of music and how it promotes individual growth and overall heath and well being. Brooke is American Red Cross Lifeguard Certified and has also held a Low Element R.O.P.E.S. certification.
Brooke enjoys attending events with live music such as concerts and festivals, and performing in the community. She is also enjoys painting and various other types of creative arts. She believes that music is something that all of us has in common, and believes in its power as a catalyst for positive change and growth.