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Hi, Julian Cabezas (he/they)

I draw on a range of disciplines, cultures, and frameworks. My therapy orientation is supported by gender studies, critical race theory, sex therapy, public health, education, sexology, queer theory, spirituality, feminist criticism, music, public policy, and the wisdom acquired from my clients. I focus on counseling utilizing a supportive approach when providing individual, partners, and couples counseling.


My psychotherapy interventions are founded on relationship building. My clients are diverse but connected by threads of wanting connection, curious about learning about themselves, looking for a place where their gender, sexuality, culture, and relationship orientations are affirmed.  I work with many people; some identify as BIPOC, LGBTQQIP2SAA, kinky, non-monogamous, adult children of alcoholics, spiritual, and allies.

During the academic calendar year, I supervise second-year social work interns providing more access for people who would otherwise not be able to receive therapy at a private practice. 

I love connecting with nature, sharing time with loved ones, playing with my dog and imagining a future that's worth building. 



​Professional Memberships:

National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network

Queer Therapist of Color Network

Poly Friendly Therapist Network

Manhattan Alternative

Therapy for Latinx

World Professional Association of Transgender Health

Men's List


Julián/Julian Cabezas, LCSW, (he/they) is focused on cultivating compassion, curiosity, and courage in communities.

He has extensive experience as a trainer and presenter focusing on the needs of TGNB, lgbqia+, asexual, aromatic, polyamorous, and people of color. They are a board member of the Pleasure and Health Study with the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Division of Gender, Sexuality, & Health at New York State Psychiatric Institute & Columbia University. Some recent highlights include but are not limited to delivering training to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Reproductive Health Group, Developing a Comprehensive Transgender Health Program Within Medicaid Managed Care: Best Practices and Lessons Learned at the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference,  the Access and Equity for TGNB Youth session for the NYS HIV Advisory Body, the Mental Health Lead for the Gender Conference NYC 2020 and panelist at oSTEM's Gender Affirmation.  

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