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Therapists in the Mountain States

The following is a list of trans-supporting therapists in New England. For American therapists outside of New England, see Therapists in the United States. For therapists outside of the United States, see our Therapists page.

Disclaimer: Listings are for information purposes only and do not constitute recommendations by T-Vox. All websites listed here are outside of our control; T-Vox is not responsible for their content.

Arizona

Chandler

Dalena Watson, LPC, FAMI, MT-BC
90 S KYRENE RD STE 4
CHANDLER AZ 85226
1602-686 3723 or 1480 775 6423
Email: dalenaw@musicandimagery.com
Website: http://musicandimagery.com/

Phoenix

Shelia Friedeman Dickson, Ph.D.
3930 E CAMELBACK RD STE 205
PHOENIX AZ 85018-2634
1602 956 3006
E-mail: sdickson4@juno.com
Clinical psychologist experienced in individual, couples and family TV/TS and gender identity counselling, Referrals. Uses WPATH Standards of Care.

Christine Petrus Grubb, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
3040 E CACTUS RD STE 6
PHOENIX AZ 85032-7196
1602 494 0302

Sandra Nettles, LCSW, MSSW
2301 W DUNLAP AVE STE 206
PHOENIX AZ 85021-2846
1602 750 8051
Website: http://deerval.com/TransgenderCounseling.htm
Transgender supportive counselling. Transition counselling.

Dr Michael Peck
301 E BETHANY HOME RD STE C-296
PHOENIX AZ 85012
1602 570 2373
Website: http://qcounseling.com/

Scottsdale

Sandra Nettles, LCSW, MSSW
7345-7339 E Evans Rd Suite 205
Scottsdale AZ 85260
1602 750 8051
Transgender supportive counselling. Transition counselling.
Website: Deer Valley Counselling

Shellie Ruge
Crisis Preparation and Recovery, Inc.
3260 N HAYDEN RD STE 112
SCOTTSDALE AZ 85251
1480 804 0326
Fax: 1480 804 0083
Email: cpr@crisisprepandrecovery.com
Website: http://crisisprepandrecovery.com/

Tempe

Counselling Associates
Ginnie Monroe Grant, CISW
5440 S CLAMBAKE BAY CT
TEMPE AZ 85283-2048
1602 897 0444
Individual, family and small group counselling and education for all gender issues. Insurance accepted as full fee, sliding scale, available evenings days and weekends.

Gender Explorers
Tempe, AZ
1480 332 5608
Web site of facilitator: http://therapists.psychologytoday.com/40260
Personal Growth Therapy Group. Meets Friday evenings. This group is open to persons who are interested in processing their needs, concerns, hopes, and dreams with others in a safe and confidential environment. An individual intake is required prior to joining the group. There is a $25 charge for the intake appointment. There is a $15 charge per group session or $50 charge for five consecutive sessions. Group sessions will run for five-week periods. During the intake details about the group and the benefits of group therapy will be discussed. For more information or to schedule a group intake appointment, please call Heather Aidala, Psy.D., at 1480 332 5608.

C. Judy O’Donoghue, Ph.D.
3910 S RURAL RD STE A1
TEMPE AZ 85282-5583
1480 894 2425
Psychotherapy.

Shellie Ruge
Crisis Preparation and Recovery, Inc.
2120 S MCCLINTOCK DR STE 105
TEMPE AZ 85282
1480 804 0326
Fax: 1480 804 0083
Email: cpr@crisisprepandrecovery.com
Website: http://crisisprepandrecovery.com/

Tucson

Janice K. Brundage, Ph.D.
3861 E 3RD ST
TUCSON AZ 85716
1520 325 8500
Clinical psychologist specialising in Transgender and general gender issues. Rates are $150 for an initial session, $125 for all subsequent sessions; sliding scale may be available, please ask when making an appoinment.

Anne Bradford Stericker, Ph.D.
5240 E PINA ST
TUCSON AZ 85712-3630
1520 298 9746
Billing & scheduling: 1520 777 3480
Website: http://drannestericker.com/2transgender.html
Clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with the Transgender community. Free ten-minute phone consultation; call the billing & scheduling number.

Colorado

Arvada

Institute for Gender Study and Treatment
Tomye Kelley, M.A.
PO BOX 126
Arvada, CO 80001-0126
1303 420 9885 or 1303 431 9793
Fax: 1303 425 1649
E-mail: tkkelley@aol.com
Website: http://abmall.com/igs/
Practice limited to work with crossdressers, Transgender people, the gender conflicted, and their significant others. Private one-on-one psychotherapy, weekly support groups, process groups for those in or preparing for transition. Professional speakers’ forum.

Colorado Springs

Kirsten Akse, Psy.D., P.C.
Clinical Psychologist
2411 N TEJON ST
COLORADO SPRINGS CO 80907-6834
1719 471 2120

Denver

Deb Ann Thompson, Ph.D., NCACII, CACIII
2755 S LOCUST ST STE 207
DENVER CO 80222-7132
1303 758 6634
Psychotherapist.

Rachael St. Claire, Psy.D.
1210 E COLFAX AVE
DENVER CO 80218-2240
1720 220 5770
E-mail: transgendersoul@mac.com
Website: http://transgendersoul.com/
Licensed psychologist specialising in Transgender counselling and assessment and referral for cross-sex hormones and gender affirming surgery according to the WPATH Standards of Care. Counselling groups for Trans women and Trans men are available for adults ages 18 or older who wish to explore gender identity issues within a safe, structured, professionally facilitated group counselling setting. The group members may include those who are first beginning to understand and explore gender identity, those who are currently in gender transition, and/or those who have completed transition and are seeking further healing and growth in their lives. Groups meet at:
University of Denver
Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP)
Professional Psychology Center
2460 S VINE ST
DENVER CO 80210-5264
Contact: Rachael St. Claire Psy.D. at 1720 220 5770 or transgendersoul@mac.com
Fee: $5.00 per group visit, paid at time of service.

Littleton

Laura Thor LCSW
720-283-3933
Email: laurathor@mac.com
Website: www.laurathorcounseling.com
Licensed psychotherapist in transgender issues, including helping the spouses, children, and family members of someone with gender identity issues. She also has expertise in working with transgender youth and their families as well as with children with gender related problems. Laura has over 17 years of general psychotherapy experience with a wide range of human problems. For those who wish to explore the spiritual or religious dimensions of their transgender journey, Laura has a bachelor’s in theology and a background in liberal Catholic and Jewish spirituality.

Monument

Jane Rutledge, Ph.D.
PO BOX 1902
MONUMENT CO 80132-1902
Office at: 236 N WASHINGTON ST
MONUMENT CO 80132
1719 481 1660
Fax: 1719 481 2026
E-mail: rjane@pcisys.net

Other

Daugherty & Associates
Sharon F. Daugherty, II, J.D., M.A.
1303 754 7737 (Voice Mail)
Fax: 1303 366 5321
E-mail: sdaughe745@aol.com
All Transgender issues nationally. One-time only sex reassignment surgery, secondary referral letters, as required by surgeons. Must have met primary therapist and endocrinology requirements and received primary letters. Release of medical information required for review and endorsement. Also specialises in employer/employee dispute resolutions regarding cross-dressing in the workplace.

Idaho

Boise

Leslie Pederson, M.D.
1015 W HAYS ST
BOISE ID 83702-5424
1208 343 4884

Dr Dave Sanford, Ph.D.
1064 N COLE RD
BOISE ID 83704
1208 377 5720
Focuses on gender issues.

Montana

Billings

Gary C. Bounous, M.S.W., B.C.D.
Psychotherapy Services
1220 AVENUE C APT F
BILLINGS MT 59102-3200
1406 259 7718

Helena

Monique Mandali, MA
PO BOX 219
HELENA MT 59624-0219
1406 495 9206
E-mail: monique@mandali.com
Experienced psychotherapist who works with MTF/Transfeminine clients.

Nevada

Las Vegas

Avalon Counselling Associates
Victoria Hughes, MS, MFT
Sheri DeMott, MA, MFT
3514 E TROPICANA AVE
LAS VEGAS NV 89121-7351
1702 547 9444
Voicemail: 1702 470 1099
E-mail: vhughes@pclv.com

Jane Heenan, MS, MFT
Transgender Support and Advocacy Nevada
4343 N RANCHO DR STE 234
LAS VEGAS NV 89130-3423
1702 810 4159
E-mail: vegascounselor@aol.com Providing individual, relationship, and family counselling from a gestalt-feminist perspective. Able to write letters in support of hormones and surgery, and to provide referrals for same.

Roberta Hartman Vande Voort, M.S., MFT
Meadows Counselling
500 N RAINBOW BLVD STE 203
LAS VEGAS NV 89107-1084
1702 878 0554
Individual, couple, group and family counselling. Individual and small group counselling with the Gender Displaced and their families.

Reno

Nancy Lee, Ph.D.
Caring Counselling
2061 MARKET ST
RENO NV 89502-1509
1702 322 7771
Fax: 1702 322 7501
Individual, couple, group and family counselling. Gender identity and sexuality issues, validation of individuality. One- or two-hour sessions.

Mary Minten, LMFT, LCADC, DAACS
Family Counselling Service
RENO NV
1775 842 3116
E-mail: minten9@juno.com
Website: http://marymintencounseling.com/
Individual, couple, and family counselling. Works with children, teens, and adults. Sliding scale fee.

Albuquerque

Kathryn Lowell, MA, LPCC
4316 CARLISLE BLVD NE STE C
ALBUQUERQUE NM 87107-4829
1505 880 1120
Apparently doesn’t have the credentials to write a referral. Worth calling to check though.

Lewis Nemes, Ph.D.
8005 PENNSYLVANIA CIR NE
ALBUQUERQUE NM 87110-7810
1505 248 0698

Las Cruces

Unique Counselling Services Group
2507 N MAIN ST STE 89
LAS CRUCES NM 88001-1154
1505 382 9337 – Please leave message; confidentially assured.
Gender counselling and referral. Significant others welcome!

Utah

Ogden

Colette Malan, LCSW
Allen Therapy Associates
3670 QUINCY AVE STE 101
OGDEN UT 84403-1906
1801 621 6032 or 1801 625 3620

Mark Kim Malan, PhD, MPH, ACS
2510 WASHINGTON BLVD LEVEL M1
OGDEN UT 84401-3137
1801 334 8583
Website: http://www.relationshiphealth.org/
Supportive and affirming professional services. Specialising in all sexuality and gender issues. Warmly welcoming of LGBT and alternative lifestyles/sexualities. Offering professional and group support for those considering or undergoing gender transformation. WPATH Standards of Care and ISNA guidelines. Also member of AASECT, SSSS, American College of Sexologists, and World Association for Sexuality. Founder and director of the Intersex Society of Utah.

Salt Lake City

Dr Will Higashi
4667 S 2330 E
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84117
1801 277 8025

Daniel Rapp, M.D.
1414 E 4500 S STE 4
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84117-4246
1801 272 3448

Cathy Martinez, LCSW
807 E SOUTH TEMPLE STE 370
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84102-1351
1801 467 2072
Website: http://inner-tradtions.com/

Janet Wolf LCSW
370 E SOUTH TEMPLE STE 550
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84111-1237
1801 256 4923

Wyoming

No listings at present. If you know of any LGBT-friendly therapists in Wyoming, please contact us so we can add their details to this list.