Anna Ortiz, M.S.

Anna Ortiz, M.S.

Doctoral Student Therapist


Anna Ortiz, M.S., is a doctoral student therapist at the Louisville Center for Eating Disorders, supervised by Dr. Cheri Levinson. Anna is currently a fourth-year graduate student in the University of Kentucky clinical psychology Ph.D. program. She obtained her B.A. in psychology from Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH.

Anna has experience treating individuals with various presenting concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and personality disorders. She is trained in a variety of empirically supported interventions, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy. Anna also conducts research related to transdiagnostic risk factors for eating disorders.

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Professional Education

University of Kentucky

Master of Science (M.S.), Clinical Psychology

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Bachelors (B.A.), Psychology


Selected Publications

Ortiz, A. M. L., Davis, H. A., & Smith, G. T. (2019). Transactions among thinness expectancies, depression, and binge eating in the prediction of adolescent weight control behaviors. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 52(2), 142-152.

Ortiz, A. M. L., Peterson, S. J., D’Agostino, A. R., & Smith, G. T. (in press) Social Learning: Recent Progress and Future Directions. Nova Science Publishers, New York, NY.

Davis, H. A., Ortiz, A. M. L., & Smith, G. T. (2019). Transactions between early binge eating and personality predict transdiagnostic risk. European Eating Disorders Review. doi: 10.1002/erv.2682

Davis, H. A., Ortiz, A. M. L., & Smith, G. T. (2017). The occurrence and covariation of binge eating and compensatory behaviors across early to mid-adolescence. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 43(4), 402-412.

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