Psychologist and Therapist in La Jolla, California Rosita Cortizo, Psychologist

License: PsyD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in La Jolla, California Rosita Cortizo, PsyD

Rosita Cortizo, PsyD

Dr. Rosita Cortizo, born and raised in Panama City, Panama, Central America, is a high risk, multicultural, bilingual prenatal and perinatal Clinical Psychologist working with female adults and children. She earned a Master of Arts in Psychology with specialty in Chemical Dependency in San Diego, California. She is EMDRIA Certified, an Approved EMDR Consultant, trained in Hypnosis, Sensory Motor Psychotherapy, Equine Assisted Therapy Certified, and was the 2021 ISSTD President. Dr. Cortizo provides trauma-informed prenatal care and psychotherapy tailored to the unique needs of the client. She has worked in Public Health in Southern California with pregnant and diverse women at high risk with multiple diagnosis, traumatic stress, dissociative processes, and relational crisis for more than 30 years. Dr. Cortizo is an advocate of womb-babies and infants, our future, and works to empower pregnant women, women, and families with devotion. Outside of work, Dr. Cortizo enjoys traveling, meditating, pottery, and eco-adventures.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Lakeside Medical (Regal Medical)
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits


  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Women


  • English
  • Spanish



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Rosita Cortizo. You can also call 925-282-1778 to have someone assist you.

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