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Javon Garcia, LSW

Therapist

Javon Garcia, LSW

Therapist

Biography

Always Live in Your Truth!

Javon Garcia, LSW is a Licensed Social Worker and Therapist. Javon currently works as a Therapist at Howard Brown Health Center in Chicago, providing individual and group therapy for Chicago’s LGBTQ community. Javon has a Bachelor’s degree in Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa, and a Master’s in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago.

Javon has spent the last 10 years working at nonprofit agencies in New York City and Chicago providing sexual health education, HIV testing, HIV prevention education, consent education, sexual assault awareness, intimate partner violence prevention, community mental health education, and putting an end to healthcare disparities among BIPOC and LGBTQ communities. Javon last presented in 2017 at the National Network to End Domestic Violence 5th annual Tech Summit Conference in San Francisco on “Finding Community Online: Intersections of Tech Abuse and Dating Apps among LGBTQ Youth”.

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