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Emily Ortiz(She/Her/Hers)

Master of Arts (MA) - Clinical Mental Health Counseling
North Carolina
Anxiety - Depression- Existential crisis & challenges- Life transitions- Relationship issues- Stress management-
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Professional statement

Emily Ortiz is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA) at Counseling Services at Steele Creek, PLLC. She completed her bachelor's degree in psychology at Liberty University and then completed her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Liberty University.

Emily's career experiences comprise providing general counseling services with individual adults, adolescents, and children in the following areas: anxiety, depression, stress management, anger management, spirituality, boundaries, decision-making, relationships, domestic violence, and other mental health areas. Emily has a heart for humanity, and she finds happiness sitting with her clients in the midst of their hardships. Emily utilizes Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, Motivational Interviewing, and other distinct approaches to meet her client's counseling needs. She believes that one can re-write their story in the midst of their healing. Emily enjoys working with her clients collaboratively to promote strength, healing, and overall healthy well-being emotionally, physically, socially, physically, and spiritually. She also often utilizes psychoeducation with her clients to help teach others to truly understand emotions, while encouraging emotional awareness. When using her therapeutic approaches, Emily likes to collaborate compassionately with her clients to help discover helpful coping skills for different problem areas. Emily will work to build rapport with her clients as she strives to know and truly understand her client's needs. What brought Emily to the mental health field is her love and compassion for helping others, as she is a believer in resiliency.

Emily is located at Counseling Services of Steele Creek at 10955 Winds Crossing Drive, Suite 300, Charlotte, North Carolina 28273.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Counseling Services at Steele Creek, PLLC, Intern Clinician
Heather Griffin, LCMHC, Intern Clinician

Liberty University , Masters Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2022
Liberty University, Bachelors Psychology, 2018


North Carolina: A18251




Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Emily Ortiz is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$120 (60min)