Helianis Quijada Salazar

Helianis (Heli) Quijada Salazar, LMSW, is a Counselor/Advocate at the Sex Workers Project. She provides bilingual trauma-informed therapy and case management to undocumented immigrants, survivors of violence and trafficking, and members of the LGBTQ community. Heli believes in the power of therapy and the potential for transformational change. As a Latinx immigrant woman, Heli is passionate about working alongside marginalized communities to empower them, advocate on their behalf, and to amplify often-ignored voices. Heli received her MSW from Columbia University with a concentration on Contemporary Social Issues and her BA in English and International Relations from Colgate University.