Victor Ortega, Lead Counselor, has been with Pax House for over three years. He has an Associates Degree in Alcohol and Drug counseling and is CADC-I certified. Victor is knowledgeable in a variety of methods for helping individuals overcome addiction. Victor has worked with prisoners struggling with addiction, residential clients, and brings the message of recovery to institutions. He is passionate about recovery and believes in the ability to change and heal. He has personal experience with recovery, with over 7 years of sobriety, and believes that the 12-Step method changed his life. He strives to help others through their journey of recovery.