Louise Montoya, MA, LPC, 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
American Sign Language Interpreting Certified Skills Certificate (CSC)Approved Clinical SupervisorComprehensive Skills Certificate (CSC)National Certified Counselor (NCC)Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
BA in Psychology and Mathematics - McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
BA in Mathematics - McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
MA in Counseling and Guidance - New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Titles and Academic Titles
Child and Family Therapist, Coordinator of Family Wellness Services
Departments and Services
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.
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.
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)
Patient Experience Ratings
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