Therapists

Therapists Who Are:

Transgender-Friendly
Transgender-Aware
Transgender-Experienced
Transgender Specialists

 


Transgender-Friendly

The following person identified themselves as a transgender-friendly therapist:

No one is currently listed in this category. Please see the other therapist categories.


Transgender-Aware

The following people identified themselves as transgender-aware therapists:

Maury Abrams, M.S.W., Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Provider's own gender: male

Contact Information
15 Conz St., Suite 3, Nothampton, MA 01060
(413) 387-5305

Information About Practice

  • Area(s) of clinical expertise: trauma, anxiety, grief
  • Population(s) treated: adolescents, adults
  • Accessibility: in a wheelchair accessible facility, in a facility that is near a bus stop
  • Insurance accepted: Health New England, AETNA, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health, Beacon, Fallon, Tufts, Medicare, in general UMass student insurance plans

Transgender-Specific Training and Experience

  • Trainings or experience related to transgender people: clinical supervision of transgender cases, research

Letters of Support for Transitioning Individuals

  • Do you write letters in support of gender-affirming medical interventions? No

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Grace C. Gibson, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Provider's own gender: female

Contact Information
206 State Street, #107, Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 587-0408

Information About Practice

  • Area(s) of clinical expertise: depression, anxiety, TBI, PTSD, grief & loss, learning disability, ADHD, personality, AS testing
  • Population(s) treated: adults
  • Accessibility: in a wheelchair accessible facility, in a facility that is near a bus stop, offers evening appointments
  • Insurance accepted: MBHP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health New England, Medicare; offer sliding scale

Transgender-Specific Training and Experience

  • Trainings or experience related to transgender people: no specific training or experience

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Beth Tabor Lev, Ph.D., Psychologist
Provider's own gender: female

Contact Information
13 Old South Street, Suite # 1B, Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 585-5180

Information About Practice

  • Currently not accepting new clients
  • Area(s) of clinical expertise: trauma, sexual abuse, dissociation, self injury, gender and sexuality concerns, anxiety, mood problems
  • Population(s) treated: adults, adolescents, couples/relationship therapy
  • Accessibility: in a facility that is near a bus stop, offers evening appointments
  • Insurance accepted: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health New England, Medicare, Beacon, MBHP, Aetna, and others; offer sliding scale

Transgender-Specific Training and Experience

  • Trainings or experience related to transgender people: workshops/seminars, community events, clinical supervision of transgender cases
  • Notable training or experience: "Workshop with Arlene Istar Lev, year-long consultation/seminar with Lisette Lahana, LICSW."

Letters of Support for Transitioning Individuals

  • Do you write letters in support of gender-affirming medical interventions? No

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Anthony D. Smith, M.S., Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Provider's own gender: male

Contact Information
529 Main St., Suite 1, Room 15
Indian Orchard, MA 01151
(413) 519-2212

Information About Practice

  • Area(s) of clinical expertise: anxiety, mood, anger management, stress management, couples, teens, life adjustment (including experience with transgender concerns, primarily FTM)
  • Population(s) treated: adolescents, adults, couples/marriage therapy, family therapy
  • Accessibility: in a facility that is near a bus stop, offer evening and weekend appointments
  • Insurance accepted: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, Beacon/Fallon, BMC Healthnet, Neighborhood Health Plan, Multiplan, Wellness Corp (EAP), ESI (EAP). See my site on Psychology Today for complete listing.

Transgender-Specific Training and Experience

Trainings or experience related to transgender people: graduate coursework

Notable trainings or experience: "I first encountered transgender people working in adult forensic settings, where I became curious about the concern and developed therapeutic relationships with several inmates over the years. I have evaluated, but not treated, adolescent transgender issues."

Letters of Support for Transitioning Individuals

  • Do you write letters in support of gender-affirming medical interventions? No

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Alison Todd, M.S.W., Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Provider's own gender: female

Contact Information
151 Main Street, 3rd Floor, Northampton, MA 01060
(413) 584-6464

Information About Practice

  • Area(s) of clinical expertise: couple therapy, anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, LGBT issues, college students, perinatal mood disorders, parenting issues
  • Population(s) treated: adults, adolescents, couples/marriage therapy, family therapy
  • Accessibility: in a facility that is near a bus stop, offer evening appointments
  • Insurance accepted: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health New England, Tufts, United Behavioral Health, all out-of-network plans; offer sliding scale

Transgender-Specific Training and Experience

  • Trainings or experience related to transgender people: undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Notable trainings or experience: Internal Family Systems Therapy Training, Yoga Teacher Training, four years adjunct faculty at Smith College School for Social Work

Letters of Support for Transitioning Individuals

  • Do you write letters in support of gender-affirming medical interventions? No

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