About Dr. John C. Capozuca

John Capozuca Portrait

Dr. John C. Capozuca is a licensed psychologist in New York and Pennsylvania with over 30 years of experience treating transgender and gender non-binary individuals and their families. As a WPATH Global Education Initiative Certified Mentor and Faculty, Dr. Capozuca has successfully facilitated the medical, legal and social transitions of hundreds of TGNB people, and trained numerous licensed professionals, interns, and other students in trans mental health care since opening his practice in 1995. Dr. Capozuca is widely regarded as an insightful and compassionate clinician by his patients, community advocates, and professional colleagues alike. In addition, he has been the supervising psychologist for the Gender Identity Project and Center Families divisions of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center in New York, and a consulting psychologist at the Michael Callen/Audre Lorde Community Health Center).

Dr. Capozuca is a member of the American Psychological Association; the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Issues (APA Division 44) and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), the promulgators of the Standards of Care for TGNB people. Currently he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of USPATH, WPATH’s US Chapter. Dr. Capozuca is also a member of the Working Group on Gender at the New York State Psychiatric Institute of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Capozuca has served on several diverse professional and philanthropic Boards of Directors, including the Alumni Board of the Graduate School of Education at Fordham University, where he has also taught the graduate courses in Psychopathology, the Arts Project of Cherry Grove, and The Imperial Court of New York. and recently served as Treasurer of the Jim Collins Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization providing grants for gender-affirming surgeries for those who might not otherwise afford them.