All service providers listed below have been visited by a local member of the transgender/non-binary community and have had a positive experience.

Counselling / Therapy

Lynn Motley, MSSW LICSW (Huntsville)

Sarah E. Mulder, Psy.D. (Huntsville)

Jessica Penot, LPC, MS, ADC (Huntsville)

Tamara Pellant, LPC (Huntsville)

Jane L. Wesley, LCSW (Huntsville)

Celia H. McKechnie, LPC - University of Alabama in Huntsville (Huntsville)

  • The UAH Counseling Center offers a wide array of services to students currently enrolled in at last 3 credit hours, including individual sessions, groups and crisis appointments.
  • Groups include Art Therapy, Anxiety/Depression coping strategies, social skills for students on the Autism Spectrum, and a group specifically for young black men who identify as gay or bi.
  • (256) 824-6203, Email

Susan Riser (Montgomery)

Healthcare / HRT Providers

Dr. Kathy Sparacino, Family Medicine (Decatur)

  • Will start or continue HRT for patients with a letter from a mental health professional
  • Also offers general practice services
  • Website, (256) 340-5150

Dr. Vytautas Pukis (Huntsville)

  • Will start or continue HRT for patients with a letter from a mental health professional
  • Also offers general practice services
  • Website, (256) 883-0107

Magic City Wellness Center (Birmingham)

  • Will start HRT for patients with a letter from a mental health professional
  • Also offers general practice services
  • Website, (205) 877-8677

UAB Gender Health Program (Birmingham)

Queer Med (Online/Atlanta)

  • Services are primarily online, so should be accessible anywhere in the state of Alabama
  • Will start or continue HRT on an informed consent basis (i.e. no letter needed)
  • Website

Planned Parenthood (Nashville)

  • Will start or continue HRT on an informed consent basis (i.e. no letter needed)
  • Open on 2 Saturdays per month in addition to weekdays
  • Website, (866) 711-1717

Thrive (Huntsville)

  • Will start HRT for patients with a letter from a mental health professional
  • Will continue HRT for patients that are already on it from a different clinic
  • Also offers general practice services
  • Warning: The administrators of this website have received numerous (> 10) complaints about the HRT treatment strategy used by this clinic for transfem/MtF patients. At this time we only recommend this clinic for transmasc/FtM patients, or for those transfem/MtF patients who cannot afford any other options.
  • Website, (256) 536-4700

Psychiatrists

Dr. Lalleh Adhami (Huntsville)

Dr. Ammar Alrefai (Madison)

North Alabama Family Psychiatry & Counseling (Madison)

Domestic and Sexual Violence Resources

Crisis Services of North Alabama (Huntsville, Madison)

Voice Services

UAB Gender Health Program (Birmingham)

Daya Deuskar (Online Only)

Hair Removal

Infinity Med-I-Spa (Huntsville)

Skin Deep Electrolysis (Madison)

Ellen Pugh - Electrolysis Global Image (Nashville)

A To Z Electrolysis and Spa (Hoover)

Sherry Giermanski (Montgomery)

Hair Restoration

Steve Latham Hair Transplant Clinic (Huntsville)

Surgeons

Dr. Stephen Steinmetz (Birmingham)

Dr. Paul Zbell (Huntsville)

Dr. Keith Jimenez (Huntsville)

  • Services: orchiectomy
  • Practice is Urology Specialists, P.C.
  • (256) 882-3605

Dr. William Hedden (Birmingham)

  • Services: breast augmentation
  • Practice is Hedden and Gunn Plastic Surgery
  • (205) 980-1744

UAB Gender Health Program (Birmingham)

Dr. J. Patrick Selph (Birmingham)

  • Services (transmasc): metoidioplasty, phalloplasty
  • Services (transfem): vaginoplasty, labiaplasty clitoroplasty, orchiectomy
  • Part of the UAB Gender Health Program
  • Website, (205) 975-2737

Other LGBT Resources

Rocket City Rainbow Pages (Huntsville)

Rocket City Pride (Huntsville)

MobPride (Mobile)

Other Misc. Services

Kimberly Tucker - Cost Cutters (Madison)

Morgan Tipton-Poell - H2O2 (Huntsville)

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