Leigha Ortego, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Houston
Leigha Ortego is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a passion for helping individuals who want support in replacing maladaptive behaviors with more positive coping skills through evidence based therapeutic interventions. She utilizes an eclectic combination of treatment models based on each client's specific needs and goals. The majority of Leigha's professional experience has been in working with children, adolescents, young adults and families in various settings. Leigha understands the impact systems play in treatment and the importance of engaging clients in the therapeutic process.
Leigha has worked with clients diagnosed with depression, attachment disorders, anxiety disorders, borderline features, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, eating disorders, and trauma. Leigha is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and in utilizing the Collaborative Problem Solving approach with clients.
Call or Email Leigha Ortego for a free phone consultation now - (281) 607-2740


  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: University of Texas at Austin
  • Year Graduated: 2010
  • License No. and State: 62201 Texas


  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
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  • Child or Adolescent
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Parenting


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family Systems
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016
Leigha Ortego, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Houston

Leigha Ortego

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW