Camilo Ortiz, PhD, is a fellow with the Flourishing in Action project at the Archbridge Institute’s Human Flourishing Lab. Dr. Ortiz is also an associate professor and director of clinical training in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Long Island University-Post. His scholarship focuses on parenting, disruptive behavior problems in children, child anxiety, elimination disorders, and cognitive behavior therapy for child and adult psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Ortiz’s latest work involves developing an innovative new treatment for child anxiety that focuses on strengthening resilience and self-efficacy by vastly increasingly child independence. During his fellowship, he plans to refine his treatment manual to spread this exciting intervention to more mental health providers.
Dr. Ortiz received a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He completed a pre-doctoral internship at Montefiore Medical Center and a postdoctoral research fellowship at Stony Brook before joining the faculty at LIU-Post in2001. He teaches statistics and clinical classes that focus on cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and evidence-based treatment of children and adolescents. Dr. Ortiz is a licensed psychologist in New York State and maintains a private psychology practice where he sees adults and children.
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