Louise Montoya, MA, LPC, CSC

Louise Montoya, MA, LPC, CSC, is a licensed professional counselor and nationally certified sign language interpreter. She works with children with hearing loss and their families.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    Louise Montoya, MA, LPC, ACS, CSC, is a licensed professional counselor and nationally certified counselor and sign language interpreter. She has more than 30 years professional and a lifetime of personal experience with deafness and hearing differences. Louise works with children and families affected by deafness or hearing loss.

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MA in Counseling and Guidance - New Mexico State University

    Board Certification

    Approved Clinical Supervisor
    Comprehensive Skills Certificate
    Licensed Professional Counselor, PA
    National Certified Counselor
    Registered American Sign Language Interpreter, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Child and Family Therapist, Coordinator of Family Wellness Services

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Montoya LA. Adjusting to Hearing Loss during High School: Preparing Students for Successful Transition to Postsecondary Education or Training. In Watson D, Schroedel JG, Kolvitz M, Decaro J, Kavin D, editors. Hard of Hearing Students in Post-Secondary Settings: A Guide for Service Providers. University of Tennessee, Center on Deafness, Knoxville, TN. Chapter 3, May 2007.


    Montoya Louise A, Giardino Angelo P, Leventhal John M. (2010). Mental Health Referral and Services for Maltreated Children and Child Protection Evaluations of Children with Special Needs: A National Survey of Hospital- and Community-based Medically-oriented Teams. Child Abuse Negl. 2010 Aug;34(8):593-601.

    Posters and Presentations


    Montoya L, Witmer R. Integrated Behavioral Health Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children and Families in a Pediatric Audiology Practice – Pursuing a Healthy Start to Deafness and Hearing Differences. American Deafness and Rehabilitation Association (ADARA) Breakout Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. (March 2014).

    Montoya L, Mathos K, Spitz R, Zurek C, Hart G, Veety M. Deaf Intellectual Disabilities State Program Panel. ADARA Breakout Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. (March 2014)