Mental Health Professionals (MHP)

Alcona County

    Dr. Harold Stanley Sommerschield, PhD; 575 S. Lake Huron Shore Dr., Harrisville, MI 48740 989-724-3331 or 877-206-9002 DRHALSS@YAHOO.COM


Bay County

BaySAFE, 1420 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708, 855-672-3380, 

  • Monique Reuter, MSW, Community Outreach Director, Clinical WPATH Foundation Classes Certification

  • BaySAFE offers an open, safe, and affirming space for LGBTQ+ community members to access therapeutic services, medical consultation, and support in the Tri-City area. Allies and family members are also welcome! Providing an environment where all feel welcome, respected, and engaged is our priority.

MPA Group, 1217 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI 48706 989-667-9661 ext. 238  

  • Rachel Prenzler, LMSW, "Today I had my first appointment with Rachel Prenzler, it was wonderful! She was very easy going and laid back and really listened to what I had to say. During the visit she was very helpful and participatory, she even stated that she had 0 qualms about writing a letter for HRT. I HIGHLY recommend her for your counseling needs." -- CH

Branch County

Serene Attachments Therapy PLLC, 160 Division Street, Coldwater, MI 49036, 517-677-8755,

  • Alexander Fry MA, LMFT,

    • ​I love working with those who identify under the transgender umbrella/gender expansive intersex communities!  I write letters of support utilizing the WPATH standards of care.

Calhoun County


Avalon Behavioral Health, PLC., 491 E Columbia Ave Suite 4, Battle Creek, MI 49014

  • Amy E. Raad, LMSW,, (269) 962-9611  "I am very passionate about transgender health and advocacy. I hold certificates in sex therapy and sexuality education from the University of Michigan in addition to my master's degree."

Dickinson County

    Dr. David VanHolla, Psychiatrist, 640 Main Street, Norway, MI 49870, (906) 779-7001

  • Dr. Dorothy Kahler, Psychologist, (906) 226-9100Works out of Dr. Vanholla's Office Wednesdays

    The Veterans Hospital, in Iron Mountain, MI is forming a group to address the needs and concerns of any former Military personnel that deal with or have dealt with the Gender Dysphoria issues in their life.  The contact person is Cory, in the Mental Health Dept. the Circle of Care 800-215-8262  ext 3254

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Isabella County

    Deanna Heath, LMSW, 201 S. University, Suite #LD, Mt. Pleasant MI  48858, 989.572.0246 or


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Lapeer County

Authentic Self Therapy, LLC, 624 W Nepessing St, Ste 102, Lapeer, MI 48446, 810-356-9925

  • Erin Cavanaugh, LMSW

    • I am an openly queer therapist and advocate; I believe in loudly celebrating and validating who you are. I promise that I will show up for you as a therapist. I’m sarcastic and quirky, and I don’t color in the lines. Despite my non-traditional approach, I have years of experience in the field, serving, teaching, and leading in the community. I want to help you build insight into the amazing skills you already have and help you to learn new skills that empower you on your healing journey. Come rediscover and develop your Authentic Self with me!

Fusion Consulting & Mental Health Services, 550 S. Saginaw St., Lapeer, MI 48446, 732-608-4674, 

  • Jackson Daly, MSCP, LLPC

    • ​I specialize in anxiety and depression, conflict mediation and resolution, as well as issues related to gender identity and sexual orientation. I have experience working with adolescents and adults as well as individuals and groups experiencing difficulties with stress, self-esteem, identity, relationships, and personal and professional changes. My philosophical orientation is strongly influenced by Rogerian theory and the belief that, through qualities like genuineness, congruency, and positive regard, we can invite change into our lives. With these qualities as a foundation, I would like to encourage you to embrace therapy as a collaborative process; in this way, we can build a unique therapeutic relationship appropriate for your goals.

Lenawee County

  Hilltop Counseling, 115 W. Maumee Adrian, MI 49221, 517-920-4080,

  • Socorro Sevilla, LMSW

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Marquette County


Dr. Gregory Jones, Marquette, MI 49855, (906) 225-3985


Dr. Dorothy Kahler, Psychologist, 290 Rublein St, Marquette, MI 49855, (906) 226-9100


Dr. Mary Pelton-Cooper, Marquette, MI 49855, (906) 360-3544

  • Dr. Smith will not provide letters for folks who are not already participating in ongoing therapy with her

Monroe County

Michael D. Welch, CSW, CCFC, Sanctuary, 19 E. First St., Monroe, MI 48161, office: 734-240-4803, email:,  

  • "I specialize in sexuality, relationships, and substance well as a wide variety of issues that people face." 


Montcalm County


Lori M. Bray, Ph.D., L.P., Licensed Psychologist, 106 S. Greenville West Dr., Greenville, MI 48838. 616-754-2364


Lake Michigan Counseling Services, 5856 Federal Rd. Howard City, MI  49329, 616-226-6522,

  • Jennifer Derwin, LMSW (she/her/hers),

  • Offering in person therapy at Howard City office, for Mecosta/Montcalm/Newaygo/North Kent Counties, and also telehealth for all Michigan counties. 

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Otsego County

    Northern Michigan Counseling Services, Offices in Traverse City and Gaylord, Michigan, 231.492.3935 

  • Kathy Volke MA, LLPC,(Sliding Scale) Member: American Counseling Association, ALGBTIC (Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Issues in Counseling), WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgendered Health)


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Saginaw County

   Rachel Prenzler, LMSW, 1015 Court Street, Saginaw MI 48602. 989-598-6566


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TeleHealth (statewide)

Katie Bert, LMSW, 586-925-4827, ,

  • Trauma-informed, gender affirming therapy provided via telehealth across Michigan. Most major insurances accepted including select Medicaid plans.

Chrysalis Facilitation and Counseling Services, 734-945-9100,

  • Stephen L. Rassi, Ph.D., L.M.S.W., M.A.  “As an experienced therapist who is skilled at working with gender diverse people and their families, I also have training and expertise in other areas. I use CBT for anxiety, TIR for PTSD and trauma, and teach skills to increase focus and concentration. I am able to accept payment from most insurance companies, and offer a sliding scale fee to those without insurance.”

Rachel Crandall-Crocker, LMSW, 517-420-1544,,  Facebook

  • I am a licensed clinical social worker. I've been practicing since 1985, and I have been specializing in transgender care since 1997. I have educated many other therapists on transgender care.

Great Lakes Psychology Group, 800-693-1916,

  • Liz Curtis, MA, LPC, CAADC, NCC, 

  • I am an open-minded and non-judgmental psychotherapist who loves to help marginalized folks receive support and care. I have helped many trans clients receive HRT or gender-affirming surgeries and other healthcare services since I began practicing in 2019. I specialize in addiction as well.

Telebehavioral Health US, PO Box 609, Ada, MI (Kent County), 616-259-4796

  • Dan Cooke, LMSW, CAADC,

  • I am a gender affirming therapist serving the community by telehealth with my passion area being serving the LGBTQ community. I see people anywhere in Michigan for telehealth services. My experience includes addressing trauma/PTSD, substance use/abuse and recovery, anxiety, depression, gender dysphoria, and LGBTQ+ issues for adolescents and adults as an ally.