Valeria Ortega, LCSW
Valeria Ortega is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) in California. Valeria earned her Masters in Social Work degree with an emphasis on mental health from San Jose State University. Valeria has experience in working for local Non-Profits, Community-Based agencies, and previously held positions as a School-Based Mental Health Clinician. Valeria has extensive experience in working with children and adolescents in a variety of therapeutic settings. Valeria is passionate about de-stigmatizing mental health within the Latinx community. Valeria's areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, family conflict, anger, and crisis management. Valeria utilizes a client-centered approach and strives to provide unconditional positive regard in order to support members achieve their therapeutic goals. Valeria's incorporates treatment interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, as well as Mindfulness practices.