Counselor / Therapist

Michelle Hintz, PsyD, MT-BC

Michelle Hintz, PsyD, MT-BC photo
Cadenza Center for Psychotherapy & the Arts
Cadenza Center for Psychotherapy and the Arts is a South Florida agency serving children, adolescents, and adults with developmental, emotional, cognitive, physical, and behavioral needs using active, creative, and enriching treatment interventions.

From its inception in 2000 as Cadenza Music Therapy, Inc., our team became widely known as the premier music therapy service provider in southeastern Florida. Our staff was respected and sought-after for its high quality, advanced clinical practice, results-oriented interventions, and sound ethical treatment.

Working collaboratively with each child's therapy team to achieve optimal goals, Cadenza Center staff now includes Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Board-Certified Music Therapists and art therapists who treat a variety of issues.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Adolescents  Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic  Arts Therapy (Expressive)  Asperger's Syndrome
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Body Image Issues  Caregiver Issues
 Children's Counseling  Chronic Illness  Couples Therapy
 Depression  Divorce  Eating Disorders
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Grief and Loss  Group Therapy
 Learning Disabilities  Life Transitions  Loneliness
 Marriage & Family Therapy  Marriage Counseling  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Phone / Skype Therapy  Play Therapy  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Psychological Evaluation / Testing  Relationships  Self Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues  Stress Management  Trauma and PTSD
 Work and Career Issues
 Clinical Psychologist  Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)  Licensed Clinical Psychologist (State)
 Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)  Licensed Psychologist  Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
 Psychotherapy (MA)
Dr. Hintz is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in the treatment of autism and developmental disabilities, and behavioral disorders. She has also been a practicing, board-certified music therapist for 17 years and holds Bachelor's & Master's degrees in music therapy. She has extensive training in behavior modification, Communication Systems, psychodynamic and systems theories, couples and family therapy, and developmental psychology.

Dr. Hintz completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Carlos Albizu University & her doctoral internship at Miami Children's Hospital in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Hintz has worked with populations including children with various physical disabilities, learning disabilities, conduct and behavioral disorders, mood disorders, relationship issues, & personality disorders.
August, 2005 Doctor of Psychology
Carlos Albizu University, Miami, Florida

November, 1999 Masters in Clinical Psychology
Miami Institute of Professional Psychology

May, 1997 Masters in Music Therapy
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

May, 1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Music Therapy
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin
American Psychological Assn, American Music Therapy Assn , Florida Psychological Assn., Cert Board for Music Therapists, expert in psychology & autism in legal proceedings (FL Agency for Persons with Disabilities), Nat'l Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Editorial Board Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, & the Arts (APA Journal)
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, several insurances, credit cards
Hours:Monday - Saturday; by appointment
Cost/Session:$150 - $200