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Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Friendly Clinician & Case Management Directory
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Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Friendly Clinician & Case Management Directory

The below list is comprised of licensed Michigan social workers who offer clinical or case management services for transgender or gender non-conforming individuals. This registry is intended as a resources, not as a recommendation of services.

 

All of those listed have completed at least one of the following NASW-Michigan certificate programs:

  • Clinical Concerns and Gender Identity: A Training for Mental Health Professionals
  • Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming At-Risk Youth

Please note that all information below is provided by the licensed social worker; which have signed an application testifying to its accuracy. If you notice a discrepancy in information, or have further requests, please contact the individual directly as NASW-Michigan only posts the information we receive. NASW-Michigan is not responsible for any services provided. Please contact the Michigan Board of Social Work if you have questions, or to confirm licensure related issues.


Social Worker Name: Gordon Greer, LMSW – Clinical, ACSW, CAADC

Pronouns: He/Him

Location: Grandville, MI
Phone: 616-516-9251
Email: gordsgreer@comcast.net

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Mental Health

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education from Indiana University Master's Degree in Social Work from Western Michigan University

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: One year of experience working with a single Trans client, and completion of NASW's Clinical Certificate for Working With Trans Clients.

Counties: Kent


Social Worker Name: Clarice Harris, LBSW

Pronouns: she/her

Location: Detroit, MI
Phone: 313-247-0343
Email: charris@awbs.org

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Children and Families, Mental Health, SUD and Prevention and LGBTQ

 

Education: Bachelor's Degrees (BSW) from Marygrove College, Detroit, MI

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: No

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: 3.5 years’ experience working with LGBTQ clients, including case management, housing, and other services through transition.

 

Counties: Macomb


Social Worker Name: Erin Hobson, LMSW - Macro, LLMSW - Clinical

Location: Muskegon, MI
Phone: 231-727-4253
Email: hopsone@trinity-health.org

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Management, community organizing, agency policy, populations with identified health disparities. practice specific to work with LGBT and HIV+ populations, family dynamics.

 

Education: BSW from Central Michigan with a double major in Psychology and Family Sciences. MSW from Grand Valley State University.

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: 1.5 years working with multiple Trans-identified clients, including psychotherapy primarily related to childhood trauma, counseling through transition, counseling through relationship and family dynamics related to transition, as well as counseling around boundaries and identifying healthy relationship dynamics.

Counties: Muskegon


Social Worker Name: Alan McBroom, LMSW - Macro, LMSW - Clinical, C-ASWCM, CMFSW, CFC, CPC

Pronouns: He/Him

Location:  Southfield, MI
Phone: 248-355-1980
Email: amcbroom@askhealthcare.com

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: C-ASWCM, CMFSW,CFC,CPC Specialized interest in neuroanatomy

 

Education: BS, Eastern Michigan University; MA, Wayne State University; MSW, University of Michigan

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: Completion of Clinical Concerns & Gender Identity: A Training for Mental Health Professionals certificate program; Auto accident consultation

Counties: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw


Social Worker Name: John McDowell, LMSW - Clinical

Pronouns: He/Him

Location: Brighton, MI; Royal Oak, MI
Phone: 248-914-1678
Email: Jmmcdowe@umich.edu

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Children and Families, Mental Health, LGBTQ Health

 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from University of Michigan – Dearborn; Master’s Degree (MSW) from University of Michigan; Graduate Certificate in LGBT Health Policy & Practice (Expected 2018).

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients:Three years working with Trans and Gender Non-Conforming adolescents in a community mental health setting. Almost two years working with Trans and Gender-Nonconforming adolescent and adult clients undergoing Hormone Replacement Therapy in a private practice setting.


Counties: Livingston, Oakland


Social Worker Name: Stephen Rassi, PhD, LMSW - Clinical, LMSW - Macro, MA

Pronouns: He/Him

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Phone: 734-945-9100
Email: mercury@umich.edu

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Mental Health, Public Policy, Community Organizing and Advocacy

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree (MA) from University of Michigan; Master's Degree (MSW) from University of Michigan; Master's Degree (MA in Psychology) from University of Michigan; Doctoral Degree (PhD in Social Work & Psychology) from University of Michigan

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: Seven years of experience working with hundreds of Trans* and Gender Non-Conforming adolescent and adult clients, including mental health counseling (CBT, TIR, Goal-focused and Supportive Therapies), exploration and identity development, counseling through transition, resource provision, and referral for medical services.


Counties: Ingham, Washtenaw


Social Worker Name: Sandra Samons, PhD, LMSW - Clinical, LMFT, BCD

Pronouns: She/Her

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Phone: 734-663-7871
Email: slsamons@umich.edu

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Full range of gender diversity and sexuality, adolescent and adult mental health

 

Education: University of Michigan School of Social Work (MSW); Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality (PhD)

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: Specializing in work with Transgender-related questions and concerns (individuals, couples and families) since 1992; part of founding team for University of Michigan Comprehensive Gender Services Program (CGSP); experience with numerous referrals for a variety of related services, including HRT and gender confirmation surgeries for both MTF and FTM people.


Counties:
Washtenaw


Social Worker Name: Bonnie Sarnoff, LMSW - Clinical

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Phone: 734-635-3403
Email: Bonniesarnoff@gmail.com

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Mental Health

 

Education: BA SUNY at Stony Brook; MSW University of Michigan

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients:15 years of experience working with Trans clients, including counseling and support through transition.

 
Counties: Washtenaw, Ingham


Social Worker Name: Jennifer Shea, LMSW-Clinical & Macro

Pronouns: She/Her

Location: Southfield, MI
Phone: 313-652-1510
Email:   jenniferk.shea@gmail.com

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Mental health, children and families, trauma, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ issues

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree (BA) from Ball State University, Master's Degree (MSW) from University of Michigan

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: 4 years’ experience working with trans youth and their parents, including psychoeducation, enhancing family acceptance, and psychotherapy

 
Counties: Oakland


Social Worker Name: Ruth Spalding, LMSW-Clinical, CAADC

Location: Houghton Lake, MI
Phone: 989-422-5122
Email: rspalding@midmichiganhs.org

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Mental Health, Trauma, Substance Abuse

 

Education: Master's Degree (MSW) from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) School of Social Work; Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) from Albion College, English with Emphasis on Creative Writing & Psychology

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients:Trained in NASW Clinical Concerns & Gender Identity: A Training for Mental Health Professionals certificate program in 2017. Work with Gender-Nonconforming clients as they are referred to me since 2013. Completed Affirmative Practice training in graduate school, which provided exposure to WPATH standards (2010).


Counties:
Roscommon


Social Worker Name: Craig VanKempen, LMSW – Clinical, MPH

Pronouns: He/Him

Location: Ypsilanti, MI
Phone: 734-714-2247
Email: cvankempen@cornerhealth.org 

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: 
Children and Families, Mental Health, Adolescents, LGBTQ, Kink and Poly, Relationship Therapy

 

Education: Bachelor's Degree (BA) from the University of Michigan; Master's Degree (MSW) from the University of Michigan; Master's Degree (MPH) from the University of Michigan 

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: 
Seven years of experience with Trans* and Gender-Nonconforming clients. Helped counsel through transition, provided letters for hormone therapy and reconstructive surgery, along with psychotherapy unrelated to gender.

 

Additional languages: German


Counties: Washtenaw


Social Worker Name: Jason Wheatley, LMSW – Clinical, ACSW

Pronouns: He/Him

Location: Flint, MI
Phone: 810-493-2935
Email: jswheatl2@hotmail.com

 

Areas of Specialization/Scope of Practice: Marriage and Relationships, Adolescent, Transgender Issues, Christian/Issues of Faith, Mental Health

 

Education: Bachelor's Degrees (BSW and BA in Psychology, Saginaw Valley State University, Master's Degree (MSW) Wayne State University

 

Worked with Trans or Gender-Nonconforming Clients Previously: Yes

Familiar with WPATH standards of care: Yes

 

Experience working with Trans and/or Gender-Nonconforming clients: Three years of experience working with Transgender clients, providing psychotherapy and counseling through gender confirmation transition.


Counties: Genesee

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