Trans Resource Guide

Gender Therapists

Counselors are available to speak at the Counseling Center, located on the third floor of the Student Services Building.

There is a wide selection of therapists throughout the Miami-Dade area. You can reference Psychology Today, whose website allows you to view profiles for therapists throughout the area. You can directly search for therapists who are knowledgeable in gender therapy, accept your health insurance, and are within your neighborhood.

Advice For Finding a Therapist

If you feel comfortable asking friends or community members, they may be able to recommend therapists they have used in the past. If you have health insurance, contact your provider. They may have a list of people they recommend and work with in the area.

*Please note that provider recommended services may not always be the best fit.

Find a therapist that is relatively easy to reach. You want a therapist who can fit into your weekly schedule without causing excess stress of finding the time to go or transportation to get there.

The therapist you find may not always be the best fit for you. If you feel that a therapist is not helping you find the answers that you need, do not hesitate to search for another.

Trans Resource Organizations

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  • Arianna’s Center

    At Arianna's Center, we are the only service and advocacy organization with the mission of supporting and empowering transgender women of color in Florida, Puerto Rico, or wherever there is a need for such service.

    • Help to find healthcare and employment
    • Support Networks
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  • Aqua Foundation for Women

    Since 2004, AQUA Foundation for Women has been proud to be BY and FOR South Florida’s LGBTQ+ Women, who we believe are the experts on our own lives and needs. As an inclusive nonprofit organization, AQUA embraces all who feel aligned with AQUA’s mission and vision, regardless of their gender identity, presentation, or expression, and proudly welcomes our gender-diverse, transgender, and intersex siblings.

    • Scholarships for LGBTQ women
    • Hosts TransCon, a 2-day conference event focusing on all issues transgender

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  • Care Resource Community Health Centers, Inc.

    Through education, research, care, treatment, and support services, Care Resource improves upon the health and overall quality of life of our diverse South Florida communities in need.

    • Support Groups
    • Mental Health Counseling
    • HIV/STI testing
    • Access to Prep

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  • Pridelines

    Pridelines’ Centers offer safe environments for all LGBTQ youth, adults, and allies, and offer a wide range of programs and services.

    • HIV/STD testing
    • Queer Arts nights
    • Group meditation and therapy
    • Wide range of resources to reach out to

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  • Sunserve

    Recognizing that the entire LGBTQ community has the right to quality care, our mission is to provide critical life assistance and professional mental health services with an emphasis on economically disadvantaged, marginalized youth, adults and seniors in the greater South Florida metropolitan area.

    • Gender marker changes
    • Housing
    • Counseling
    • Life coaches
    • Support Group

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  • Transgender Law Center

    Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Since 2002 we’ve been organizing, assisting, informing, and empowering thousands of individual community members towards a long-term, national, trans-led movement for liberation.

    • Consultations and help with various legal challenges
    • Changing gender markers and birth certificates
    • The largest national trans-led organization

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  • Trans Lifeline

    Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people.

    • National support hotline
    • Microgrants for legal fees

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  • TransSOCIAL, Inc.

    TransSOCIAL was created to promote unity within the Transgender community and to increase Trans visibility and understanding in our surrounding communities. Our mission is to expand safe and affirming resources for our Trans and LGBQIA+ community.

    • Name and Gender marker change assistance
    • Case management
    • Referrals to local, trans-friendly businesses
    • Social groups
    • Support groups

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  • Yes Institute

    The YES Institute is a community-based initiative that seeks to combat the high rates of teenage suicide within the LGBTQ+ community.

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