TitleAssistant Director of Counseling and Wellness Center
DepartmentCounseling and Wellness Center
Dr. Ortega is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York and New Jersey. Prior to working at Marymount Manhattan College, Dr. Ortega provided mental health treatment at Counseling, Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at Rutgers University. Dr. Ortega was employed as a staff psychologist at Fordham University’s Counseling and Psychological Services at the Westchester campus, as well Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center Counseling and Psychological Services. Prior to working at college counseling centers she worked at several community family health centers in Manhattan and Brooklyn. She has an interest in multicultural issues in counseling, as well as research in providing mental health treatment to address traumatic reactions.