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Jonathan Ortiz, LCSW
My approach is to create an environment of safety and calm so that we can work collaboratively and effect some change in your life.

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Jonathan Ortiz, LCSW

Location

Licensed in

CA

Approach

Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

I come from a place where listening, understanding, compassion, and connection can come together to create a path forward, not only in the context of therapy but ultimately so one can learn to do this for themselves in everyday life. My approach is to create an environment of safety and calm so that we can work collaboratively and effect some change in your life. I tend to use therapy approaches that are grounded in mindfulness, cognitive, attachment, and relational principles.

Education

MSW - Social Work, New Mexico Highlands University

License Number and State

CA 27664

Pronouns

he/him

Why did you become a mental health professional?

I wanted to become a mental health professional primarily to be able to serve others in a way that is supportive and caring. It’s really rewarding to work with people and see their lives change for the better.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

In the morning, I like to spend some time in contemplative-meditative practice, focusing on what is supportive in my own journey and bringing a larger perspective into my everyday life.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

I love the mission of Habitat for Humanity. The ability to have stable housing is such an important and fundamental human need.

How do you recharge?

I like to recharge by getting outdoors and doing activities like hiking, biking, running, and spending time at the beach. I also enjoy spending time with my wife, daughter, and dog.

Do you have any pets?

I have a very sweet and extremely social Goldendoodle named Amigo. He always wants to say hi to every dog and see if people have treats for him. It’s so much fun and hilarious when he gets so excited that he gets the zoomies.