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

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

Jessica Penot, LPC, MS, ADC (Huntsville)

Tamara Pellant, LPC (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)

Susan Bechert, LMSW (Huntsville)

Kathryn M Cox, LPC-S (Decatur)

Iantha Calloway, LPC (Huntsville)

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
  • (256) 340-5150

Dr. Lona Haskell, MD (Huntsville)

  • Will start HRT for patients with a letter from a mental health professional
  • Will continue HRT for patients who have been on HRT for a while, on an informed consent basis
  • Website, (256) 429-4915

Dr. Vytautas Pukis (Huntsville)

  • Will start or continue HRT for patients with a letter from a mental health professional
  • Also offers general practice services
  • Patients must be 21 years or older
  • 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

Psychiatrists

Dr. Lalleh Adhami (Huntsville)

Dr. Ammar Alrefai (Madison)

Dr. Daniel Laeupple (Madison)

North Alabama Family Psychiatry & Counseling (Madison)

Laura Graham MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC (Decatur)

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)

Sherry Giermanski (Montgomery)

Elena Vaughn (Decatur)

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)

Brit Horton (Huntsville)

  • Ordained minister
  • Email

Hair Styling Services

Kimberly Tucker - Cost Cutters (inside Walmart) (Athens)

Morgan Tipton-Poell - H2O2 (Huntsville)

Good Vibrations Barber Shop (Decatur)

Gwyneth at Salon U Midtown (Birmingham)

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