Lecturer

J. Andrés Hoyos

J. Andrés Hoyos, MS, LCSW, brings over two decades of clinical and administrative experience in the fields of mental health and social services working in private, public and non-profit sectors. Their expertise lie in the areas of direct clinical practice, program development, training, and supervision through a social justice lens with particular emphasis on psychedelic integration psychotherapy, substance use, immigration, political asylum, trauma, and working with transgender, queer, lesbian, bisexual, and gay communities. Hoyos does faculty advising and teaches in the MSW programs at Smith College and Columbia University. They have lectured nationally and internationally on issues of trauma, recovery and resilience; mental health and wellbeing; community organizing; and advocacy. Hoyos provides integrative psychotherapy in their private practice in New York City and online, and currently facilitates training and participates in community organizing and advocacy for diverse communities in Guatemala, Colombia, and the US.