Kori Bennett
Psychologist, PsyD, MA Verified
New York, NY 10019
Offers online therapy
Welcome! I am a licensed psychologist invested in making space for the intersecting identities important to the patients I see. I have particular expertise in working with queer/gay/lesbian/bisexual, transgender, and nonbinary patients and am fortunate to have experience working with QTPOC (queer and trans people of color) folks and their partners. In addition, I've worked with people in tech, activists, writers, and performing/visual artists. Other areas of knowledge/training include anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, poly/consensual non-monogamy, kink, mindfulness, interfaith/intercultural relationships, and trauma.
(909) 675-0515
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New York, NY 10019
Offers online therapy
Welcome! I am a licensed psychologist invested in making space for the intersecting identities important to the patients I see. I have particular expertise in working with queer/gay/lesbian/bisexual, transgender, and nonbinary patients and am fortunate to have experience working with QTPOC (queer and trans people of color) folks and their partners. In addition, I've worked with people in tech, activists, writers, and performing/visual artists. Other areas of knowledge/training include anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, poly/consensual non-monogamy, kink, mindfulness, interfaith/intercultural relationships, and trauma.
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Benjamin Davis
Art Therapist, ATR-BC, LCAT Verified
New York, NY 10010
Offers online therapy
While the focus of my practice and orientation is gender affirming and non-pathologizing with regards to queer and transgender issues, I welcome individuals of all gender identities and orientations.
Looking for a therapist, and particularly a queer and trans affirming therapist, can be a difficult and often complex process. We want someone who will understand our needs and our background, help us grow and develop new skills, and will support us in making sense of something that remains unsettling, perhaps years after a trauma or thought pattern first emerged.
(917) 525-5361
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New York, NY 10010
Offers online therapy
While the focus of my practice and orientation is gender affirming and non-pathologizing with regards to queer and transgender issues, I welcome individuals of all gender identities and orientations.
Looking for a therapist, and particularly a queer and trans affirming therapist, can be a difficult and often complex process. We want someone who will understand our needs and our background, help us grow and develop new skills, and will support us in making sense of something that remains unsettling, perhaps years after a trauma or thought pattern first emerged.
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Ali Ellis
LCAT-LP, MPS Verified
New York, NY 10005
Offers online therapy
While the focus of my practice and orientation is gender affirming and non-pathologizing with regards to queer and transgender issues, I welcome individuals of all backgrounds.
My practice is a person-centered approach, where I listen and compassionately reflect what surfaces during sessions. I am interested in supporting your narrative to deepen your emerging understanding of your circumstances, in a safe and brave space, with the help of both long and short term goals at a pace that feels comfortable. Looking for an affirming therapist, particularly for queer and trans individuals, can be a difficult process. Whether you have experienced trauma or have ongoing issues, I will work with you to establish a space that feels empowering and enlightening.
(646) 506-3192
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New York, NY 10005
Offers online therapy
While the focus of my practice and orientation is gender affirming and non-pathologizing with regards to queer and transgender issues, I welcome individuals of all backgrounds.
My practice is a person-centered approach, where I listen and compassionately reflect what surfaces during sessions. I am interested in supporting your narrative to deepen your emerging understanding of your circumstances, in a safe and brave space, with the help of both long and short term goals at a pace that feels comfortable. Looking for an affirming therapist, particularly for queer and trans individuals, can be a difficult process. Whether you have experienced trauma or have ongoing issues, I will work with you to establish a space that feels empowering and enlightening.
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Jacob Wangel-Brown
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Office is near:
New York, NY 10001
Offers online therapy
My practice in Los Angeles and New York City offers a safe environment to explore, process, and repair relationships with the self and others. As an out trans and queer identified therapist, I dedicate that safe space for transgender, gender expansive, queer, and questioning identified clients as well as their chosen and bio families. My work centers matters of adversity and trauma related to coming out, social and medical transition, navigating interpersonal, familial, and intimate partner relationships as well as social constructs and systems of oppression.
(818) 431-2297
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Office is near:
New York, NY 10001
Offers online therapy
My practice in Los Angeles and New York City offers a safe environment to explore, process, and repair relationships with the self and others. As an out trans and queer identified therapist, I dedicate that safe space for transgender, gender expansive, queer, and questioning identified clients as well as their chosen and bio families. My work centers matters of adversity and trauma related to coming out, social and medical transition, navigating interpersonal, familial, and intimate partner relationships as well as social constructs and systems of oppression.
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Sean M Endress
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW-R Verified
Office is near:
New York, NY 10003
Not accepting new clients
I also have extensive training in working with the LGBTQ population and regularly provide insurance documentation for individuals on the transgender spectrum seeking gender confirming healthcare services.
You are more than just a diagnosis! Therapy can help you to develop the resilience to cope with even the most painful of life circumstances. Respect, compassion, and collaboration are essential components of the therapeutic relationship. We will work together to develop insight into your emotional distress, construct strategies to cope with overwhelming feelings, and create a positive vision for your future. Clients find me to be approachable, responsive, and committed to the process of healing and personal growth.
(646) 600-9229
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Office is near:
New York, NY 10003
Not accepting new clients
I also have extensive training in working with the LGBTQ population and regularly provide insurance documentation for individuals on the transgender spectrum seeking gender confirming healthcare services.
You are more than just a diagnosis! Therapy can help you to develop the resilience to cope with even the most painful of life circumstances. Respect, compassion, and collaboration are essential components of the therapeutic relationship. We will work together to develop insight into your emotional distress, construct strategies to cope with overwhelming feelings, and create a positive vision for your future. Clients find me to be approachable, responsive, and committed to the process of healing and personal growth.
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Renee H Reopell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
New York, NY 10001
I'm so glad you're here. Finding a supportive, therapeutic home can be a difficult challenge for us as queer, transgender, and non-binary people. Therefore, I hold some values to create a safer space: you are the expert in your own lived experience; you already posses the strengths that will help you with the challenges you're facing; you deserve a place without judgement; and you are entitled to be your authentic self. I come from a cross-cultural, social justice perspective, and believe collaboration with you is necessary for your best self. I serve individuals and families.
(347) 662-2516
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New York, NY 10001
I'm so glad you're here. Finding a supportive, therapeutic home can be a difficult challenge for us as queer, transgender, and non-binary people. Therefore, I hold some values to create a safer space: you are the expert in your own lived experience; you already posses the strengths that will help you with the challenges you're facing; you deserve a place without judgement; and you are entitled to be your authentic self. I come from a cross-cultural, social justice perspective, and believe collaboration with you is necessary for your best self. I serve individuals and families.
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Katherine Rachlin
Psychologist, PhD Verified
New York, NY 10014
Offers online therapy
Are you or your loved-one exploring gender and sexuality? I have real expertise, having seen hundreds of transgender, and gender nonconforming individuals, their partners and families. I work with individuals at all stages of gender exploration and transition. I also support people who have decided not to transition for now or who are post-transition or for whom transition is no longer a central issue. I also specialize in couples therapy with couples of all sexual orientations, therapy for individuals exploring Kink and DS lifestyles and Open relationships.
(646) 846-9954
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New York, NY 10014
Offers online therapy
Are you or your loved-one exploring gender and sexuality? I have real expertise, having seen hundreds of transgender, and gender nonconforming individuals, their partners and families. I work with individuals at all stages of gender exploration and transition. I also support people who have decided not to transition for now or who are post-transition or for whom transition is no longer a central issue. I also specialize in couples therapy with couples of all sexual orientations, therapy for individuals exploring Kink and DS lifestyles and Open relationships.
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Joanne N Clark
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
New York, NY 10018
Offers online therapy
My specialty is with LGBTQ -lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning people.
As a relational therapist who believes that interpersonal issues are important to traditional or non-traditional relationships, I work with a diverse population racial, ethnic differences, sexualities, genders in an affirming arena. Building a relationship and trust with clients as we work through their issues with partners, spouses, family, stress, difficulties at work, home or school. Help people explore and express feelings of sadness, depression, anxiety, confusion, grief and pain. I use my skills to help clients feel better about themselves so they can choose to make necessary and thoughtful changes in their lives.
(917) 512-2464
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New York, NY 10018
Offers online therapy
My specialty is with LGBTQ -lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning people.
As a relational therapist who believes that interpersonal issues are important to traditional or non-traditional relationships, I work with a diverse population racial, ethnic differences, sexualities, genders in an affirming arena. Building a relationship and trust with clients as we work through their issues with partners, spouses, family, stress, difficulties at work, home or school. Help people explore and express feelings of sadness, depression, anxiety, confusion, grief and pain. I use my skills to help clients feel better about themselves so they can choose to make necessary and thoughtful changes in their lives.
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Rachel Harlich
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
New York, NY 10003
Offers online therapy
Tired of having to educate your therapist on issues of sexuality and gender? I've been there. I specialize in working with LGBTQIA+ populations, including those of transgender and non-binary experience, "alternative" sexualities such as polyamory/non-monogamy, kink/BDSM, and sex work. I approach psychotherapy from a holistic and trauma-informed lens, utilizing emotion-focused, body-based, mindfulness-informed modalities as well as more traditional approaches like psychodynamic and CBT.
(929) 295-7758
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New York, NY 10003
Offers online therapy
Tired of having to educate your therapist on issues of sexuality and gender? I've been there. I specialize in working with LGBTQIA+ populations, including those of transgender and non-binary experience, "alternative" sexualities such as polyamory/non-monogamy, kink/BDSM, and sex work. I approach psychotherapy from a holistic and trauma-informed lens, utilizing emotion-focused, body-based, mindfulness-informed modalities as well as more traditional approaches like psychodynamic and CBT.
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Joanne Spina LCSW,BCD
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD Verified
New York, NY 10011
Offers online therapy
I spearheaded a bi-annual transgender conference for clinicians.
I believe people come to therapy because something isn't working for them. They need someone to listen to their story, hear the deeper meanings and make meaningful connections for them. They may be depressed over a relationship, experiencing a loss of self esteem, mourning a loved, seeking a deeper meaning in life, or becoming aware of a past trauma. Sharing ones concerns with an experienced therapist can help connect past history to the present allowing one to gain meaningful insights into ones life. Therapy is a place to share, unburden and grow toward the fulfillment one longs for.
(646) 663-4499
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New York, NY 10011
Offers online therapy
I spearheaded a bi-annual transgender conference for clinicians.
I believe people come to therapy because something isn't working for them. They need someone to listen to their story, hear the deeper meanings and make meaningful connections for them. They may be depressed over a relationship, experiencing a loss of self esteem, mourning a loved, seeking a deeper meaning in life, or becoming aware of a past trauma. Sharing ones concerns with an experienced therapist can help connect past history to the present allowing one to gain meaningful insights into ones life. Therapy is a place to share, unburden and grow toward the fulfillment one longs for.
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Daniel M Tehrani
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
New York, NY 10019
Offers online therapy
Affirming queer identity is an essential part of my practice as is social justice and liberation from oppressive systems. With a focus on mental health, trauma, and substance use within the LGBTQ community, I work primarily with queer, transgender, and gender non-conforming people of color. Our work together is focused on your needs and goals. Through my background as a writer, I understand the value of a supportive space to explore feelings. In our sessions, you'll find a safe environment for self-expression and personal reflection. From this foundation, insights emerge and growth takes place.
(914) 342-7379
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New York, NY 10019
Offers online therapy
Affirming queer identity is an essential part of my practice as is social justice and liberation from oppressive systems. With a focus on mental health, trauma, and substance use within the LGBTQ community, I work primarily with queer, transgender, and gender non-conforming people of color. Our work together is focused on your needs and goals. Through my background as a writer, I understand the value of a supportive space to explore feelings. In our sessions, you'll find a safe environment for self-expression and personal reflection. From this foundation, insights emerge and growth takes place.
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Tanya Koifman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
New York, NY 10036
Offers online therapy
I work with the LGBTQ+ community, and provide gender-affirming support for transgender & non-binary individuals.
Beginning therapy is an integral step towards creating the positive changes that you want in your life. I am a warm, affirming, non-judgmental psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience, and I work with an interactive, relational, strengths-based, transparent, and collaborative approach. I believe that people have the innate capacity to heal and change. We will work together to develop a deeper understanding of your life goals and perspectives, so that we can custom-tailor techniques to make your life most meaningful for you.
(646) 798-6332
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New York, NY 10036
Offers online therapy
I work with the LGBTQ+ community, and provide gender-affirming support for transgender & non-binary individuals.
Beginning therapy is an integral step towards creating the positive changes that you want in your life. I am a warm, affirming, non-judgmental psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience, and I work with an interactive, relational, strengths-based, transparent, and collaborative approach. I believe that people have the innate capacity to heal and change. We will work together to develop a deeper understanding of your life goals and perspectives, so that we can custom-tailor techniques to make your life most meaningful for you.
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Louis Pansulla
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
New York, NY 10010
I have expertise in Relationship issues, working with Sexuality and Gender Identity(Transgender), Stress/anxiety and depressive disorders, Addictions, and 'Life Transitions' and challenges.
Psychotherapy lets people be their most 'authentic' selves and live at their highest potential; it also helps them understand barriers to optimal living. Expecting that you have all the answers is not realistic, and entering therapy is a helpful step to deepening understanding, resolving problematic relational patterns and simply making changes. Also,Therapy need not be a 'lifelong process'. I have a proven track record working with people achieving results. My treatment approach combines a Relational psychodynamic frame with goal-focused techniques. I tend to work very interactively with clients relationally, while also allowing abundant space for clients their own insights and self-reflection.
(212) 633-8070
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New York, NY 10010
I have expertise in Relationship issues, working with Sexuality and Gender Identity(Transgender), Stress/anxiety and depressive disorders, Addictions, and 'Life Transitions' and challenges.
Psychotherapy lets people be their most 'authentic' selves and live at their highest potential; it also helps them understand barriers to optimal living. Expecting that you have all the answers is not realistic, and entering therapy is a helpful step to deepening understanding, resolving problematic relational patterns and simply making changes. Also,Therapy need not be a 'lifelong process'. I have a proven track record working with people achieving results. My treatment approach combines a Relational psychodynamic frame with goal-focused techniques. I tend to work very interactively with clients relationally, while also allowing abundant space for clients their own insights and self-reflection.
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Lara Brodzinsky
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
New York, NY 10016
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed psychologist who works with children and adolescents, parents, and young adults using an evidence-based approach. Areas of expertise include anxiety and mood disorders, gender dysphoria, chronic illness adjustment, pain management and medical non-adherence. My practice includes individual therapy, parent training, and group therapy; psychological, psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessment; as well as professional consultation and supervision. In addition, I am Assistant Professor within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone where I teach and supervise student trainees.
(917) 900-1104
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New York, NY 10016
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed psychologist who works with children and adolescents, parents, and young adults using an evidence-based approach. Areas of expertise include anxiety and mood disorders, gender dysphoria, chronic illness adjustment, pain management and medical non-adherence. My practice includes individual therapy, parent training, and group therapy; psychological, psycho-educational and neuropsychological assessment; as well as professional consultation and supervision. In addition, I am Assistant Professor within the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone where I teach and supervise student trainees.
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Nicholas Moran
Counselor, MA, EdM, LMHC Verified
New York, NY 10023
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed mental health counselor, anti-oppressive consultant, and clinical supervisor committed to working with Queer, TGNC, BIPOC, and additionally marginalized folks. I find that my clinical interests center around trauma, specifically childhood sexual/physical abuse and exploring identities. I have a particular affinity towards assisting clients who have recently had a negative therapeutic experience with a previous therapist. I have experience working with clients with psychotic disorders, depression/anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, gender dysphoria, LGBTQ issues, eating disorders, and substance use disorders.
(878) 666-9186
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New York, NY 10023
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed mental health counselor, anti-oppressive consultant, and clinical supervisor committed to working with Queer, TGNC, BIPOC, and additionally marginalized folks. I find that my clinical interests center around trauma, specifically childhood sexual/physical abuse and exploring identities. I have a particular affinity towards assisting clients who have recently had a negative therapeutic experience with a previous therapist. I have experience working with clients with psychotic disorders, depression/anxiety, PTSD, personality disorders, gender dysphoria, LGBTQ issues, eating disorders, and substance use disorders.
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Matthew Oransky
Psychologist, PhD Verified
New York, NY 10011
Finally, I have significant expertise in working with transgender, nonbinary and gender expansive youth and young adults.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with ten years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, young adults and families. My therapeutic approach is warm, collaborative and evidence-based. I take great care to tailor my treatment approach to the unique goals of each client. In general, I strive to help clients both understand the underlying causes of their difficulties while simultaneously developing the skills needed for more immediate relief. I received my training at Fordham University and the Yale School of Medicine. I am currently on faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
(646) 374-4340
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New York, NY 10011
Finally, I have significant expertise in working with transgender, nonbinary and gender expansive youth and young adults.
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with ten years of experience providing therapy to children, adolescents, young adults and families. My therapeutic approach is warm, collaborative and evidence-based. I take great care to tailor my treatment approach to the unique goals of each client. In general, I strive to help clients both understand the underlying causes of their difficulties while simultaneously developing the skills needed for more immediate relief. I received my training at Fordham University and the Yale School of Medicine. I am currently on faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
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Joie A DeRitis
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
New York, NY 10001
Offers online therapy
The belief that we are all inherently deserving of connection, compassion, and curiosity is the thread that pulls itself through all of my work. I offer psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and multi-partner relationships. I am able to support people through experiences of anxiety, depression, trauma, gender, sexuality and sex, interpersonal issues, body image, life transitions, and shame. Much of my work focuses on supporting people who are LGBTQ, and I specialize in working with transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary (TGNCNB) people, polyamorous/non-monogamous people, and folks in kink communities.
(929) 369-0579
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New York, NY 10001
Offers online therapy
The belief that we are all inherently deserving of connection, compassion, and curiosity is the thread that pulls itself through all of my work. I offer psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and multi-partner relationships. I am able to support people through experiences of anxiety, depression, trauma, gender, sexuality and sex, interpersonal issues, body image, life transitions, and shame. Much of my work focuses on supporting people who are LGBTQ, and I specialize in working with transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary (TGNCNB) people, polyamorous/non-monogamous people, and folks in kink communities.
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Laura A Jacobs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R Verified
New York, NY 10013
Offers online therapy
We all can live rewarding, loving, empowered lives. Regardless of orientation and identity - straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, questioning, pansexual, asexual, trans, transgender, transsexual, noxnbinary, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, detransitioner, kinky, BDSM, sexworker, vanilla, monogamous, single, polyamorous, even unicorn - we all struggle. We all have suffered trauma. But we all can work toward happiness.
(845) 304-7915
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New York, NY 10013
Offers online therapy
We all can live rewarding, loving, empowered lives. Regardless of orientation and identity - straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, questioning, pansexual, asexual, trans, transgender, transsexual, noxnbinary, genderqueer, gender nonconforming, detransitioner, kinky, BDSM, sexworker, vanilla, monogamous, single, polyamorous, even unicorn - we all struggle. We all have suffered trauma. But we all can work toward happiness.
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Barbara E Warren
Counselor, PsyD, LMHC, CASAC Verified
New York, NY 10010
Offers online therapy
My practice partner and I have worked extensively both in the US and internationally on transgender health and behavioral health as clinical service providers, educators and advocates on behalf of transgender culturally competent care.
I have over 30 years of experience working with clients of all backgrounds to take positive action on a variety of health, mental health and life issues. I have special expertise in facilitating behavior change including weight control, smoking cessation and alcohol/drug use and with LGBT issues; realtionships, transgender transition and HIV related support. I provide both individual and couples psychotherapy and counseling services.
(646) 849-6676
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New York, NY 10010
Offers online therapy
My practice partner and I have worked extensively both in the US and internationally on transgender health and behavioral health as clinical service providers, educators and advocates on behalf of transgender culturally competent care.
I have over 30 years of experience working with clients of all backgrounds to take positive action on a variety of health, mental health and life issues. I have special expertise in facilitating behavior change including weight control, smoking cessation and alcohol/drug use and with LGBT issues; realtionships, transgender transition and HIV related support. I provide both individual and couples psychotherapy and counseling services.
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Giselle Gavilanes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-R Verified
New York, NY 10023
Offers online therapy
I specialize in psychotherapy with the transgender community.
Weekend evening hours available. I am a trained psychotherapist (Fordham University & The Institute for Gender & Sexuality) with almost 20 years of experience in this field, I can help you with an array of presenting conflicts such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship issues, trauma, & with gender transition. I can also provide the required letters in support of your affirming surgeries. My approach is psychodynamic in which depending on the presenting problem, I apply Interpersonal Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy & Mindfullnes-Based Cognitive Therapy.
(888) 615-5956
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New York, NY 10023
Offers online therapy
I specialize in psychotherapy with the transgender community.
Weekend evening hours available. I am a trained psychotherapist (Fordham University & The Institute for Gender & Sexuality) with almost 20 years of experience in this field, I can help you with an array of presenting conflicts such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship issues, trauma, & with gender transition. I can also provide the required letters in support of your affirming surgeries. My approach is psychodynamic in which depending on the presenting problem, I apply Interpersonal Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Gestalt Therapy & Mindfullnes-Based Cognitive Therapy.

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Transgender Therapists
We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are transgender themselves. Rather, they specialize in helping with aspects of being transgender in New York and transgender identity. They help with trans life and trans relationships.

If you're transgender or are looking for help with transgender issues in New York or for a New York transgender therapist these professionals provide transgender counselling and transgender friendly care.

Transgender people in New York may meet the criteria for a diagnosis of gender dysphoria (historically called gender identity disorder (GID)) "only if being transgender causes distress or disability." This distress is referred to as gender dysphoria.

The professionals listed here include transgender friendly therapists in New York, transgender friendly therapists in New York, transgender friendly psychologists, and transgender friendly counselors.

Counseling for transgender issues in New York can help those living a transgendered life or transgender relationship; or family members coming to understand the life of their transgender child or sibling.