Gender Support

Trans* Jersey now has a monthly meeting providing peer-to-peer support for all people under the trans/non-binary/genderqueer umbrella at any stage (or none) of exploration or transition.

The group is intended to be a confidential, safe, friendly and informal space to meet and talk. We aren’t open at the moment to partners or parents of trans/non-binary people, but this may be something we do in the future. (Please note: the group is not facilitated by medical professionals so cannot and does not offer professional/medical advice or opinions.)

If you are worried about coming to a group like this because you won’t know anyone or you are not sure you will be brave enough to talk, we can reassure you that the group is very relaxed and informal. It’s not counselling so we don’t sit around in a circle and say “I’m … and I’ve been non-binary for 3 years” etc! You can say as much or as little as you would like to, when you are ready to do so.

Please email hugo@liberate.je for more information.

 

Recommended gender therapists

Below you will find contact details for medical professionals who welcome transgender or gender non-conforming clients.

Adult (18+) therapy

Dr Gavin Hendricks, BSc (Cape Town), MB ChB (UCT), FC Psych (SA), CCT – GMC (UK)
Consultant Psychiatrist
Hill Street Clinic
26 Hill Street
St Helier
Tel. 07700 777779
Email: drghendricks@yahoo.co.uk

Dr Tara Woodward, C Psychol, AFBPSS
Clinical Psychologist
Bon Santé Suite
Lido Medical Centre 3.5
St Saviour’s Road
St Saviour
Tel. 07700 343117
Email: enquiries@jerseypsychologists.com

Marilyn Carré, MBACP (accred), MA Psych, BScHons, Dip Couns, Dip WASCA, CSWS, CQSW, CEFE, Dip App SS
Accredited Psychotherapist
Mont au Roux Cottage
La Rue du Bocage
St Brelade
Jersey
JE3 8BP
Tel. 741584 or 07797 757785
Email: em.carre07@gmail.com

Youth therapy

David Bras
Assistant Youth Worker
Jersey Youth Service
St James Centre
St Helier
Tel. 280500
Email: lgbtq@jys.je

Adult and youth therapy

Therapy Space
(a new service in Jersey that is not specifically gender therapy, but can offer support for those questioning their gender and/or sexuality)
13a Cattle Street
Floor 2
St Helier
Email Lindi: lindi@therapyspacejersey.com (for adult and adolescent enquiries)
Email Jane: jane@therapyspacejersey.com (for child and adolescent enquiries)
Website: https://www.therapyspacejersey.com

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