Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
Andrews University (2013)

National Register Member Since

Luis Cruz-Ortega, PhD

I am a counseling psychologist. My services include individual counseling and psychotherapy for adults (18+), personal coaching, supervision and consultation for behavioral health professionals, and training for organizations. I am bilingual and offer psychological services in English and/or Spanish.

My approach to counseling emphasizes depth in personal life and relationships. I also incorporate strategies to assist individuals to improve their coping skills and enhance their sense of well-being.

Learn more about me on my website:

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Cultural Diversity Issues (e.g., workplace, academic or personal discrimination, cultural adaptation, stigma and racism)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Languages Spoken Other Than English

  • Spanish

Treatment Modalities

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal


  • American Psychological Association
  • APA Division 17 – Society of Counseling Psychology
  • APA Division 29 – Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy
  • APA Division 32 – Society for Humanistic Psychology
  • National Latina/o Psychological Association
  • Ohio Psychological Association
  • The C. G. Jung Association of Central Ohio

Fee Information/Office Policy

I have appointments available at flexible times, including evenings and Saturdays.

My phone is silent during the day to avoid interruptions to counseling sessions. Thus, the best way to contact me is via email ( or text (614-859-0499). You can request a brief phone consultation to address any questions you may have about my practice and to set up an appointment.

You can also check my availability and request an appointment online. For more information, visit

Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • OSU Health Plans
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • CareSource
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Contact Information

Primary Contact

4041 N High St
Ste 300A
Columbus, OH 43214
P: 614-859-0499 ()
F: 614-516-0703