I fully recommend the individuals and groups I have listed on this page. They are excellent. I am providing you with these resources because I have had to retire from providing gender-related services. A full explanation for this is included in the narrative on the home page.




Resources for Gender-Related Therapy
Trainings and Support




Referral Gender Specialists
(They provide gender therapy, gender-related referrals and training for the Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Jose areas)

Daniel Blumrosen, LMFT
831-454-8270
www.opendoorpsychotherapy.com

Ben Geilhufe, LPCC
831-471-5426
www.bengeilhufe.com

Finn Gratton, LMFT
831-429-7899
www.grattonpsychotherapy.com

Maren Martin, LCSW
831-375-1134
www.marenmartin.com

A full list of local gender specialists can be found here:
http://sctrans.org/mental-health/


Transfamily Support Group of Santa Cruz County
We are a community of parents and families supporting our transgender children and each other through shared experience and the process of understanding transgender issues.
Our meetings are for parents. We also have family gatherings throughout the year that include our children and all family members.

We meet the first Saturday of each month
Time: 3:00 to 5:00
Location: rotating (please call for information and location)
Contact: Dina Oskiera (831) 818-2253
Email:
TFSGofSCC@gmail.com
Website:
www.santacruztrans.org
*This is a parent-facilitated group and free of charge.



The Diversity Center of Santa Cruz County
TDC offers several peer and support groups for a wide range of ages and genders including groups for youth. They also offer youth camp experiences, social events, educational events, and a strong on-line resource directory for gender-related support and services for Santa Cruz County.
http://www.diversitycenter.org



On-line Resources
The most comprehensive resource website for Santa Cruz County for gender-related services of all types, including medical support
http://www.sctrans.org

For Trans*/Transgender/Non-binary/Gender Creative Youth and Educational Resources in the Bay Area
www.genderspectrum.org