Last updated: 5/23/2020

Sylvia Teresa Ortiz, LCSW, SEP (917) 921-3103
Last Updated: 5/23/2020
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Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Education/Personal Development Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Parenting Issues Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Aging Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Family Issues Gender Identity Immigration/Newcomer Infant Mental Health Infertility Learning Disabilities Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Psychotherapy and Consulting P C
26 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11242  

(917) 921-3103

Office Hours:
Mon10:00am – 8:00pm
Tue11:00am – 7:00pm
Wed11:00am – 7:00pm
Thu1:00pm – 7:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Ability to Schedule Sessions Online
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Evening Office Hours
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 22

NY - LCSW [069856]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified by National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists (NBCCH)
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (CCHt)
Certified Early Intervention Provider
Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed School Social Worker
Postgraduate Certificate Trauma Treatment
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
Brain/Head Injured Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Alzheimer's Biracial Cancer Patients Chronic Illness Diabetes Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Transgender Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Education Consultation EMDR Hypnosis Long-Term Parent Guidance Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Somatic Experiencing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Body Work (Massage, Touch Therapy) Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping) Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Play Therapy Psycho-Educational
Methods - focus areas:
Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Online Therapy Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Jewish Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Arabic Armenian Asian Brazilian Caribbean Haitian Indian Irish Italian Native American Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
EMDR International Association National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists (NBCCH)