Dr. John C. Capozuca is a licensed psychologist in private practice in New York City with many years of experience serving transgender individuals and their families, facilitating the medical, legal and social transitions of numerous Trans people since opening his practice in 1991. In addition, he has been the supervising psychologist for the Gender Identity Project, the community-based peer-facilitated support program at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center in New York, where he has also co-facilitated the support group for transsexual (FTM) men in transition. Dr. Capozuca is also a consulting psychologist to the Michael Callen/Audre Lorde Community Health Center (previously the Transgender Health and Education Clinic at the Community Health Project), the first clinic to provide hormonal therapy and comprehensive health care services specifically for the transgender community in New York City.
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, (formerly the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association). Currently he serves as the Membership Chair of WPATH as well as on the editorial board of their professional periodical, the International Journal of Transgenderism. Dr. Capozuca is a member of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (Quad-S) and 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 a number of diverse professional, philanthropic, and sporting 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, Fire Island, New York; The Imperial Court of New York; and the Yorkshire Terrier Club of Greater New York.
He resides on Manhattan’s East Side with his spouse, Justus Eisfeld, and their dog, Gemma.