Meet Gracie Ortiz, MSW

Behavioral Health Consultant

Gracie’s History

Nikki Vernelli ARNP

Graduate School:

AA- Yakima Valley Community College -2015
B.A. Psychology- Central Washington University – 2017
Master of Social Work – Walla Walla University- 2021


I have primarily worked with women and children, survivors of domestic violence, worked with teenagers and adults in crisis.

Philosophy of Care:

I mainly use Cognitive behavioral therapy to help patients achieve their goals.

Medical Interests:

Anxiety, behavioral concerns, sleep concerns, working w/ families of domestic violence.

Personal Interests/Hobbies:
Watching movies, playing softball, going to baseball games, visiting family in Mexico, spending time with family and friends.
What drew you to CHCW:
I want to work for the company that is passionate to provide/care for people in the community I grew up in.
Nikki Vernelli ARNP