Zenaida Ortega, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
*Languages Spoken: Spanish and ASL
"I can help you identify safe ways to 'come out' to your family and friends. I can provide a safe space for you to be who you are. I can help you with your gender transitioning. I can give you information on safe and easy ways to transition with or without surgery."
How Can I help?
Difficulties experienced by the LGBTQ community
Managing and working through PTSD
Substance Abuse related struggles
Resolving feelings of unhappiness
Cross-gender hormone therapy (estrogen and testosterone)
Gender affirming surgical procedures expectations
Adults, Older Adults
I specialize in working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Gender non-binary individuals over the age of 21. Gender transition-related services, including referrals for cross-gender hormone therapy (testosterone and estrogen) and gender-affirming surgeries (ex. top surgery, gender confirmation surgery/button surgery, facial feminization surgery, laser, and electrolysis ). Interventions with this population focus on promoting self-esteem and well being.
My methods for your success.
I am bilingual (English and Spanish) and culturally sensitive interventions are provided. I also am proficient in American Sign Language.