Alfredo Zotti is the son of the late Luciano Zotti , Italian composer, orchestra conductor, and musical director, and his wife, Cristina Zotti. Alfredo, his parents, and brother Giovanni migrated to Sydney, Australia in 1974. Today, Alfredo is the full-time caregiver for his wife, who suffers from a number of disabilities. He also regularly raises funds for his local hospital, Gosford Hospital, by organizing fundraiser nights where he plays with other musicians. So far, he has helped to raise thousands of dollars. The money goes toward the needs of the hospital’s patients with mental disorders. Alfredo also writes an online journal, The Anti Stigma Crusaders, which he uploads regularly at two or three month intervals.
Alfredo also provides support for online sufferers and uses his art to help people. While he is not a qualified music therapist, he does use music and art to help people online. Some mental health
professionals often consult him for his lived experience and knowledge of psychology and music. He has written three books, including this one, two published and one that is free online. He also contributes by giving talks in universities about his experience with bipolar disorder. Readers are welcomed to ask questions and comments on Alfredo’s brand-new blog.
Learn more about Alfredo Zotti’s books:
- Got Bipolar? An Insider’s Guide to Managing Life Effectively
- Alfredo’s Journey: An Artist’s Creative Life with Bipolar Disorder
- Art Therapy and the Creative Process: A Practical Approach