Julissa Vásquez is a passionate licensed clinical psychotherapist and consultant. She is an academic field instructor, a clinical supervisor and an adjunct professor at New York University. She also serves as a board member on the Latino Social Work Coalition & Scholarship Fund. Inc.
Her mission is to unpack generational trauma, to raise awareness and understanding of oneself to facilitate healing, and to strengthen relationships and families. She believes that the overall health and wellness of the collective can be improved starting on an individual level. She is committed to supporting, training and eliminating barriers to education of Latinx social workers so that more people of color can have access to higher education.
She holds a bachelor degree from The City University of New York and a graduate degree from The Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work. Her post graduate training focuses on a psychodynamic approach to the treatment of families and couples with a concentration in trauma.
She is also a trained Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapist. She further supports clients using this novel, breakthrough approach to awaken the mind and the healing of trauma and depression.