Last updated: 8/1/2017

Shelby Ortega, Ph.D. (617) 453-8501
Last Updated: 8/1/2017
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
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Years of Experience: 9

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


MA - Psychologist [9424]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Psychoanalytic Assn.
Psychologist, Clinical

Office and Contact Information
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Shelby Ortega, Ph.D.
875 Massachusetts Avenue
Suite 71
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 453-8501

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Shelby Ortega, Ph.D.
32 Church Street #2C
Salem, MA 01970
(617) 453-8501

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: N/A
Wed: By appointment
Thu: N/A
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Personality Disorders Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Psychodynamic Relational
Other theoretical approaches:

Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual
Other methods:
Family Systems Group Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Caregivers College Students Interracial Families/Couples
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Biracial Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Immigrants/Refugees Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Step Families Suicidal Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Cape Verdean Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
American Psychoanalytic Association American Psychological Association (APA)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $185
Couples: N/A
Group: $100
Family: $200+

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) Blue Cross Major Medical
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO)