Amelia Ortega, LCSW received her BA in Community Media Production and Critical Race Theory from Hampshire College, and her Masters in Social Work from the Columbia School of Social Work. Currently she serves as a faculty member at the CSSW, the Smith College School for Social Work, and as an online course facilitator for the University of New England’s School of Social Work and Simmons School for Social Work.


Amelia currently works as a mental health clinician with individuals and families.  She provides trauma-informed psychotherapy for LGBTQ identified young adults and adults.   Amelia sees both her role in social work education and as a community-based clinician; as an opportunity to build collective consciousness about identity, power, and liberation labor. As a Clinician, Amelia utilizes meditation and somatic experiencing techniques and she works with clients’ connection to spirituality and philosophies of struggle.  Amelia  currently works with a diverse community of clients and students who live, work and study in the NYC area. Her clinical services are grounded in ant-racist frameworks , with a focus on relational Feminist approaches with clients.   

If you are interested and seeking psycho therapeutic services with Amelia, please contact her using the contact form below, or via her Psychology Today profile

Amelia Ortega, LCSW
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