Gipsy Castellanos, LCSW

Gipsy Castellanos is a first-generation Guatemalan American who grew up in Los Angeles CA. Gipsy is a CSSW grad, class of 2020. During her time at CSSW, Gipsy was a Latinx Caucus leader, PAC (Peer Advocacy Champion) leader, and an admissions ambassador. Gipsy was also a part of the POC graduation planning committee.

Gipsy’s experience includes medical social work and social justice advocacy. During the COVID-19 pandemic Gipsy worked in an emergency room in Los Angeles and returned to New York to work in the Manhattan courthouse with CASES. Ultimately her passion for medical social work called her back and has been working in adult liver transplant at Mount Sinai hospital for 2 years and palliative care social work for one year on the weekends. Eventually, Gipsy would like to become a hospital administrator for a children’s hospital to serve one of the most vulnerable populations. Gipsy currently obtains both her LMSW to practice in NY and her ACSW to practice in CA.