Community Involvement

Rosario Ortigao is a regular attendee of several professional monthly meetings such as the Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing and Energy Medicine study groups, the Employee Assistant Program Association of Central Florida and Play Therapy Association. In years past, she has served as Education Chair and Member at Large for the Central Florida Marriage and Family Therapy Association and as Secretary for the Central Florida Mental Health Counselors Association.  She is currently, again, a Member-at-Large for the CFAMFT and Turning Point Of Central Florida, Inc.

Rosario Ortigao is actively involved in several community volunteer capacities, such as Friends and Chicken Soup.



Rosario Ortigao recently did a series on "Couples Communication:  Secrets You Cannot Afford To Miss" with the Orlando Brasilian Community.

Rosario playing Dr. Ruth Westheimer, at the Central Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy's annual holiday celebration.


Between 1997 and 2003, she could be heard weekly on Radio Paz, Orlando and, more recently, on Radio Alegria.

Rosario Ortigao has taught with the Orlando Catholic Diocese and at several colleges; a few years back, she contributed to Walden University’s Masters of Counseling on-line program.

In 2014, Rosario presented at the Central Florida Behavioral Hospital, on Nutrition and Mental Health; 150 Central Floridians came to listen to how you can stay fit and feel great!  (foods and depression, adhd and weight control were covered).  She has shared this information with the Central Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, the Central Florida Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the Central Florida Play Therapy Association.



The following is a picture of Rosario's most recent interview with TeleMundo:

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