Mr. Jorge Fernando Ortiz, MACP

Preferred Name: Ortiz Psychological & Consulting

Online Therapy

About Me

am a dynamic, vivacious and passionate Registered Psychologist in the province of Alberta who specializes in addiction and mental health issues for young adults and their family members. I am obsessed about helping individuals, couples and families recover from loss and painful events in their lives.

Education & Experience

* Bachelor Degree University of Alberta 1998 * Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology ( MACP) 2015 * Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( CBT) Fundamentals. August 2017 University of Calgary. * Externship Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy November 2017. ICEEFT ( International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy) * Comprehensive Basic Training EMDR Therapy. February 2022 EMDR Center of Canada Experience I use my training in EMDR therapy to assist patients who have been involved in car accidents, work injuries and various forms of addiction, including pornography, infidelity, and substance use concerns. I have experience working with first responders, healthcare providers and civilians who have attachment & emotional injuries as children. Before private practice, I worked for 14 years in public healthcare in the areas of addiction counseling, family therapy, depression and psychosis for young adults and teens. I help couples overcome Post betrayal syndrome. I help couples, of all ages and gender identification, have fulfilling and thriving lives by increasing their intimacy and improving their communication. Regardless of your background, life experience or unique personal shortcomings, you can learn to think better, manage difficult emotions, and improve the quality of your life. Call me for a free consult.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

College of Alberta Psychologists Psychological Association Alberta

Specialty Area

  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Immigrants
  • Veterans/Military


  • English
  • Spanish


  • BlueCross BlueShield