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QMed has carefully considered and vetted additional care providers for transgender and nonbinary patients of all ages. Below is a list of resources for patients as they navigate their journey.

We recommend these providers as they share in our belief system of offering affirming health care for transgender kids and teens.


Mental Health Providers (Georgia)

Therapists:

Adam Albrite, PhD, LMFT Atlanta, GA

Melanie Storrusten, LCSW Atlanta, GA

Treah Caldwell, MA, LPC Atlanta, GA

Tana Hall, LPC Atlanta/Decatur, GA

Orion Crook, MA Atlanta, GA

Kristine Medea, LPC, BCETS Atlanta, GA

Deva Joy Gouss, LCSW Atlanta, GA

Mental Wellness & Emotional Learning, Atlanta, GA

Mick Rehrig, LCSW Decatur, GA

Amariah Love, MS Decatur, GA

Dawn Kitto, MS, LPC Decatur, GA

Marnie Grodzin, LMSW, Decatur, GA

Johnathan Standish, MS Atlanta, GA

Linzy Barnett, LMSW Decatur, GA

Heather Kotler, LCSW, MPH, Decatur, GA

Tom Query, LPC Decatur/Roswell, GA

Lauren Zimet Foster, MS Sandy Springs/Tucker, GA

James Elliott, LPC Sandy Springs, GA

Melissa Dickinson, LPC Roswell, GA

Anna Baxter, LPC Roswell, GA

Christy Plaice, LPC Roswell, GA

Susan Keenan, LPC Roswell, GA

Rachel Warset, LPC Marietta,GA

Anisha Cooper, LPC Marietta, GA

Tali Boots, LPC Brookhaven, GA & Duluth, GA

Pete Bell, LCSW Norcross, GA 

Nick Marzo, MS LPC, LMHC, CST, CPCS, NCC, CCMHC Chamblee, GA

Amanda Reedinger, MA, LAPC Cumming, GA

Jennifer Butzen, LPC Cumming, GA

Amanda Dutton, LPC Gainesville, GA

Kelly Hughes, MS, LPC Braselton, GA

Kendall Weinberg, LPC Athens, GA

Anna Belle Wood, MA, LPC Athens, GA

Jackie Shaffer Athens, GA

Nicki Robbins, LAPC Georgia and Florida (video/phone)

Meagan Philip, LPC Evans, GA

Karen Corry, LAPC, ATR, NCC, Chamblee, GA

Powell Burke, LCSW, Atlanta, GA

Fran Patrick, LMSW, BC-TMH, Decatur, GA

Elaine Moss, LCSW, Suwanee, GA

Lucia Caltabiano, LMSW, Duluth, GA


PSYCHOLOGISTS:

Dr. Mahlet Endale, PhD Peachtree Corners, GA

Dr. Ren Massey, PhD Decatur, GA

Dr. Faughn Adams, PhD Decatur, GA

Dr. Barbara Rubin, PhD Sandy Springs, GA

Dr. Ana Adelstein, PhD Atlanta, GA

Dr. Asia Gifford, PhD Kennesaw, GA

Dr. Shayne Abelkop, PhD Athens, GA

Dr. Marie Williams, PhD Athens, GA

Dr. Tara Weiszer, PhD Athens, GA

Dr. Kelly Simonson, PhD Athens, GA

Dr. Kristie Overstreet, PhD, LPCC, LMHC, LPC, CST, CAP Virtual | GA, FL, LA, CA

PHYCHIATRISTS: ​

Dr. Sarah Vinson, MD Atlanta, GA

Dr. Hasani Baharanyi, MD Atlanta, GA

Dr. Sarah Herbert, MD Decatur, GA

Dr. Michael Prudent, MD Atlanta, GA

Dr. Abena Apraku, Atlanta, GA


Other States

ALABAMA

Susan Riser, PhD, LPC, NCC Montgomery, AL

Kelly Duke, LICSW Birmingham, AL

NORTH CAROLINA

Tracy Davis-Black, LCSW Asheville, NC

Jenny Shealy, MSW, LCSW Asheville, NC

Dr. Holly Bielstein Savoy, Ph.D Charlotte, NC

Brittany Bate, PhD North Raleigh & Cary, NC

SOUTH CAROLINA 

Alex Karydi, PhD Columbia, SC

Jen Bennett, MA, LPCI North Charleston, SC

Eric Sullivan, LPC, LMFT North Charleston, SC

John Hyatt, MA, LMFT North Charleston, SC

Katie Leikam, LCSW Across South Carolina

Elizabeth Pratt, MDiv, LMFT Spartanburg, SC

Trans Love Fund, financial assistance for trans/NB people in SC

Samantha Diamond, LPCA

Shaylin King, LMFT-A, Greenville, SC

Melinda Ledlow, LPC, LCPC, RPT, NCC, Aiken, SC

TENNESSEE 

Dr. Erica Skidmore, PhD, Chattanooga, TN

Courtney Edwards, LPC pending, Chattanooga, TN

Troy Johnson, LCSW (televisits only, serves all of TN)

Jas Milam, Art Therapy Chattanooga, TN

VIRGINIA

​Laura Szyikowski, MS, LPC, CPSC, Fort Defiance, VA

FLORIDA

Jamie Joseph, PhD, Florida & New York

Alexandra Connor, LCSW *treats teen patients

Shirley Roseman, MSW

Apoio Counseling & Consulting

Surgeons

CHEST RECONSTRUCTION:

​Dr. Hope Sherie, MD Charlotte, NC

Dr. Peter Thompson, MD Atlanta, GA​

Dr. Lincenberg, MD Atlanta, GA

​Dr. Garramone, MD Davie, FL​

Dr. Keelee MacPhee, MD Raleigh, NC​

Dr. Eric Emerson, MD North Carolina​

New Beginnings, surgery recovery retreat

Florida​​

HYSTERECTOMY:​

Dr. Betsy Collins, MD, MPH Atlanta, GA

​Dr. John Horton, MD Atlanta, GA

​​Surgeons (Vaginoplasty):​

Dr. Keelee MacPhee Raleigh, NC​​

ORCHIECTOMY:

Dr. Jenelle Foote, MD Atlanta, GA

Dr. James Libby, Stockbridge, GA

UROGYNECOLOGY:

Dr. Jessica Haroche

Dr. Sana Ansari

Reproductive Care Providers

Dr. Jessica Spencer or Dr. Jennifer Kawwass, at the Emory Reproductive Center Atlanta, GA

​Linda Kondilis, PhD Atlanta, GA​

Jamie Joseph, PhD, Florida & New York

Paige Varner, Doula Atlanta, GA​

Jacob Engelsman, Doula Atlanta, GA


Other Resources

Ponce Primary Care Atlanta, GA – affirming primary care

Empowerment Resource Center Atlanta, GA

New Era (formerly Stroehecker’s) Portland, OR – mail order compounding pharmacy

Kathy Perez (Voice Training by televisit)

Trans Buddy Program Nashville, TN​

Point of Pride Binder donation program​

National Center for Transgender Equality – helpful legal info, including name and gender marker change

Atlanta Legal Aid – assistance with name and gender marker change​

Lambda Legal Nationwide – Nationwide Trans. Resources

Anti-Defamation League, Southeast region

Trans Love Fund, – financial assistance for trans/NB people in South

We Are Family, Charleston, SC

Voice Therapy – TN


SUPPORT GROUPS

LGBTQIA Anxiety Support Group – Wednesdays at 7:30 PM

Gender Spectrum Online Groups (based in CA, available across US)

PFLAG Athens, GA

Trans Support Group Athens, GA

PFLAG, Johns Creek, GA

Atlanta Gender Variations Parents’ Support Group: email avf1954@icloud.com

Gathered and Grounded

Perspectives Therapy Groups, Atlanta, GA