Therapists in CT who work with Transgender Teens and Adults and Their Families

The mental health clinicians listed here all have some experience and/or training in helping transgender individuals and their families. All work with teens, most with adults, and some with children. Clinicians are listed alphabetically by county and then by town. When you call, in addition to the usual questions about availability, access, cost, insurance and so on, ask them about their prior experience and training specific to helping transgender clients. Here are two other questions you might want to ask:

  • Have they helped individuals and families that share important characteristics with you, such as age, family challenges, mental health challenges or other concerns you may have?
  • Are they able to provide an evaluation for readiness for hormone treatment or surgery and to write a letter when appropriate?

Clinicians who speak Spanish:

  • Middlesex County, Old Saybrook: Marguerite Ruppenicker
  • New Haven County, Naugatuck: Sarah Scozzafata
  • New Haven County, Wallingford, Julissa Perez

FAIRFIELD COUNTY

Danbury: Susan Buzaid, LCSW, 203-733-9966

       Carolyn Cunningham, LCSW, 203-794-1044

        Kimberly Scott, LCSW 203-858-0875

Newtown: Karen Schaum, LPC, 203-270-9888x2

Norwalk: Janetta Bohlander, LMFT, 203-521-0805

Stratford: Isabelle Breen, LCSW, 203-375-8050

Westport: Amanda Harmon, LCSW, 203-293-7820


HARTFORD COUNTY

Avon: Eileen Kindl, LPC 207-318-0603

Bloomfield: Bonnie Scranton, LCSW, 860-878-8142

Enfield: Rebecca Curry, LCSW at CHR, 860-253-5020x169

Farmington: Kristen Ungar, LCSW, 860-216-7500

Glastonbury: Carey Beyor, LMFT, 860-652-0428

       James Conti, PhD, 860-268-2020

Hartford: Monica Alvarenga, LCSW, 860-573-5013

       Marcia Brubeck, LCSW, 860-231-1997

       Jenny Honen, LPC, 860-573-0992

       Carole Mackenzie, LCSW, 860-231-7373

Manchester: Sarah Gilbert, LCSW, 860-222-2529

Old Wethersfield: Sharon E. Cutts, LCSW, 860-539-4434

Rocky Hill: Karen Calcaterra, LCSW  860-324-1265.

Simsbury: Michelle Voegtle, M.Ed., LPC, 860-309-1013

Southington: Amy Emery, LCSW, 203-340-4653

      Lynne Zeitler, LCSW, 860-919-1589

West Hartford: Diana Rosen, MS, MFT, 860-313-1119x102

       Jo Ann Sondheimer, LCSW, 860-508-6226

Wethersfield: Christy Knowles, LCSW, 860-280-4008


LITCHFIELD COUNTY

Litchfield: Steve Kukolla, LMFT, 860-398-6150

Torrington, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital:

       Kim Monahan, LMFT, 860-489-3391

      Tracy Morales-Gabelmann, LCSW, 860-489-0931x113


MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Middletown: David Spalding, LCSW, 860-343-9150

Old Saybrook: Marguerite Ruppenicker, PhD, 860-388-9882


NEW HAVEN COUNTY

Ansonia: Jason Kiss, PsyD at BH Care: 203-736-2601

Branford: Branford Counseling Center, 203-481-4248

       Kathleen Capen, LCSW, 860-518-5284

       Talitha Tramuta, LMFT, 203-800-1135

Cheshire: Sandy Tyrell, LPC, 203-271-0133

Derby: Dayne Bachmann, LCSW, 475-439-9639

Guilford: Guilford Youth and Family Services, 203-453-8047

        Ashlie Befus, LMFT: 203-941-1739

        Abby Lipschutz, PsyD, 203-799-5490

Hamden: Jen Johnston, LPC, 203-745-0733

Madison: Kelly McWilliams, LCSW, 203-500-9007

        Rebecca Peterson, LCSW, 860-227-6839

        Vincent Samuolis, LCSW, LADC, 203-804-6251

Naugatuck: Michelle Finch, LPC, 203-909-1333

        Sarah Scozzafava, LPC, 203-240-8640

        Michael Stokes, LPC, 203-572-2962

New Haven: Robina Altbrandt, LCSW, 203-640-6564

        Kathleen Capen, LCSW, 860-518-5284

        Kathryn Lesko, PhD, 203-321-3756

        Lisa Marcus, PhD, 203-782-9740

        Nancy Meyer-Lustman, PhD, 203-562-9268

North Haven: Paul Kozodoy, LCSW, 203-530-2053

        Thomas Murphy, LCSW, 203-376-8912

Seymour: Natasha Provancer, LMFT, 203-231-6971

Wallingford: Jordan-Buell Hunt, LCSW, 973-747-9725

        Julissa Perez, LCSW, 203-403-6299

        Sue Ellen Sonosky, LCSW, 860-526-9662

West Haven: Beth Armstrong, LCSW, 203-623-6587

        Talitha Tramuta, LMFT, 203-800-1135

Woodbridge: Jordan-Buell Hunt, LCSW, 973-747-9725


NEW LONDON COUNTY

New London: Katie Bosse, LCSW, 860-822-4790     

        Megan Cameron, LMFT, at UCFS, 860-822-4740

        Barbara Kremitz, LCSW, 860-822-4790

        Kelly McCabe, LMFT, at UCFS, 860-822-4782

Norwich: Eileen Kindl, LPC, 207-318-0603

        Ashley Webb, LMFT, 860-771-1585 and at UCFS:

                 860-892-7042 ext 1184


TOLLAND COUNTY

Mansfield: Michelle Allison, LMFT, 860 933-5072

        Beth Hudson-Hankins, LCSW, 860-786-7310

        Hillary Stern, LCSW, 860-208-8519

        Tamara Vertefeuille, LCSW, 860-429-2928 x7

Vernon: Robin Hoburg, PhD, 860-870-1144

        Christine Routhier, LCSW, 860-647-8995


WINDHAM COUNTY

Putnam/Danielson: Hayley Tiller, LCSW, 860-884-2170

Willimantic: George Duhame, LCSW, 860-608-7494



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