- Service navigator
- Peer Support
- Crisis counselling
- Individual counselling
- Information and referrals
- Relationship counselling
- 2S/LGBTQ+ Affirming
- Trans Affirming
- Two-Spirit Affirming
- LGBQ+ Affirming
- Online resource
- Remote services
I provide Free HRT assessments for Trans* and Gender Diverse Folks Residing in BC. I also provide short-term coaching and counselling and can refer to long-term counselling that is low/no-cost through connections I have with other wellness and counselling partners.
I am a member of WPATH and certified as a Supporting Member. I am a trained counsellor, and certified as a Trauma Treatment Specialist. I am also an openly Queer man.
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We invite all service providers listed on MindMapBC to answer the following questions. These questions were developed in collaboration with community members, researchers, and mental health and other service providers. They're intended to help us understand what a service provider or organization is doing to affirm and support sexual and gender diverse service users.
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Are the forms used in your practice inclusive of various sexual orientations and gender identities (e.g., opportunities to fill in pronouns, etc.)?
Do you collect and use preferred names (rather than legal names) for all communications?
Legal names only used for documents where it's required by law.
Do you and your colleagues have experience providing services that support clients with navigating gender dysphoria*? *TransCareBC describes gender dysphoria as a term "intended to describe the distress some trans people experience with relation to their gender identity, particularly if they would like to transition but have not yet done so".
Please tell us how equipped you feel to support a client in determining if/when their mental health symptoms are related to their gender-related experiences or other factors? Please describe your response choice below.
Do you/your colleagues understand the difference between gender dysphoria and mental health conditions/symptoms that are unrelated to gender dysphoria or distress?
Do you and your colleagues have experience working with people who identify as living with a disability or chronic illness? Please tell us more about your experience and any training you have received.
Are you and your colleagues comfortable asking relevant questions about gender identity and sexual orientation?
Do you offer Indigenous 2S/LGBTQ+ specific resources, for example Indigenous Elders or Knowledge Keepers?
—Yes, to some extent
I don't directly offer support, but can refer clients to culturally appropriate services.
Do you and your colleagues ask clients about pronouns and use them appropriately?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for Two-Spirit, queer, or trans Indigenous individuals accessing your services?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for LGBQ individuals accessing your services?
Are you and your colleagues aware of what specific barriers may exist for trans individuals accessing your services?
Does your practice have gender-neutral washrooms?
—Not applicable (please explain why this is not applicable)
No physical office space available
Are there clear anti-discrimination policies that include gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation in your organization or practice?
Are all individuals involved in service provision actively engaged in decolonizing their practices and/or organization? If yes, please type below what actions you and/or your organization are taking.
Are all individuals involved in service provision actively engaged in anti-racist practices, policies, and systems in their care model?
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