Ortega-Gomes, M.A., P.C.
Served: Children, Adolescents, Families
Location: Cuyahoga Falls & Dressler
Ortega-Gomes is a 2005 graduate of John's Hopkins Universtiy in
Baltimore, Maryland, where she was awarded a Master of Arts degree in
Clinical Counseling. Ms. Ortega Gomes's previous college
experience focused on psychology, and she was additionally trained in
the area of Special Education in her native country, Venezuela, where
she was employed as an elementary and preschool teacher.
Prior to her
employment at Northeast Ohio Behavioral Health, Ms. Ortega-Gomes was
the Multigenerational Family Therapy Program Coordinator at the Aetna
Foundation Children Center, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center,
Hartford, Connecticut. Within this role, she provided a wide
variety of clinical services to children and families affected by
trauma, and employed Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and
Relational Trauma Treatment approaches in her work with child and
adolescent clients and their families. Previous employment experiences
included the provision of extensive case management and treatment
services to children and families within a long-term treatment context.
Ortega-Gomes is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has enhanced her
clinical skills with considerable investment in additional training and
experience in Play Therapy, Art Therapy and SandTray techniques.
She has received extensive supervision in the use of SandTray
materials, and brings this expertise to her work with individuals that
are impacted by trauma.
As a native
of Venezuela, Ms. Ortega-Gomes is fluent in Spanish, and is able to
utilize these skills so that Spanish-speaking clients can participate
in mental health treatment services that are delivered in their primary
Abuse and Neglect
Involved with the Juvenile Justice System
Consultation/ Parenting Skills