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Jay Ortiz, LMHC

Trauma and abuse Grief Intimacy-related issues Self esteem Bipolar disorder
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About me

I am a 49 year old therapist with over 10 years of experience in crisis intervention and psychotherapy. My number one objective is to do no harm, followed by working with the client in resolving internal conflicts via eclectic approaches. I am committed to stay in the moment with my clients.

Professional experience

11yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Immigration Issues, Infidelity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Self-Harm, Sex Addiction, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy



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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jay Ortiz. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Jay is truly amazing. He's the best therapist I've ever seen, he's a fantastic listener, empathize and works with me to get through my troubles. He's a literal life saver

Written on Jun 04, 2023 after therapy with Jay for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and coping with life changes

Excelente terapista. Su ayuda fue invaluable en mi proceso y supo acompanarme sin juzgarme y con mente abierta.
No tengo más que agradecimientos hacia Jay por su gran trabajo.
Recomendado al 100%. Gracias Jay, eres un gran tipo.

Written on Dec 25, 2022 after therapy with Jay for 6 months on issues concerning relationship issues

Excellent listener and appropriate and knowledgeable psychologist
Strongly recommended

Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Jay for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Jay Ortiz is a great therapist. I recommend him to anyone going through depression, anxiety, or someone who needs a lending ear.

Written on Nov 28, 2022 after therapy with Jay for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

I have been working with Jay since 2020, and I have to say it has been amazing, Better Help could not have pair me with better therapist. I recently contact him again for more counseling and help, and it has been the best experience, it had help me in so many ways to be more confident and how to approach difficult situations.

Written on Nov 09, 2022 after therapy with Jay for 1 year and 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, and self esteem

Jay has given me many great advice, whether if it's for personal issue or solution for general life problems. I'm really glad i chose to get therapy and especially from Jay

Written on Sep 06, 2022 after therapy with Jay for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd