Title: Staff Psychologist

Education/Degrees: Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Bio: Dr. Ortega is a licensed psychologist in the State of New Jersey.  Prior to working at CAPS, Dr. Ortega provided mental health treatment at several community family health centers in Manhattan and Brooklyn.  Most recently, Dr. Ortega was employed part-time as a staff psychologist at Fordham University’s Counseling and Psychological Services at the Westchester campus.  She also worked as a Psychologist at Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center.  She has an interest in multicultural issues in counseling, as well as research in providing mental health treatment to address traumatic reactions.