QLD Gender Clinic
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Children’s Gender Clinic
Phone (07) 3069 7377
GP referral via hospital website https://www.childrens.health.qld.gov.au/chq/health-professionals/referring-patients/referral-forms/ or letter to email address above
State-wide service offering service to all QLD residents and some parts of Northern NSW. Staffed by Endocrine, Psychiatry, Psychology and Nursing health professionals. Providing information, mental health support and medical interventions with families of children and young people of diverse gender up to 18 years of age
The Brisbane Gender Clinic
30 Helen St Teneriffe
(07) 3017 1777 – Wednesday Only
Run every Wednesday afternoon by Dr Gale Bearman, physician. Dr Bearman will see patients for an initial long consultation or patients may be referred by a suitable psychiatrist or psychologist who has deemed patients as suitable to commence hormone therapy or be referred on to an endocrinologist. Bulk billed.
A GP referral is required.
Evandale Place, 142 Bundall Rd, Bundall QLD 4217.
Phone: (07) 5510 3122
Dr Stuart Aitken (Specialist Sexual Health Physician) and Dr Morris Bersin (Consultant Psychiatrist) specialise in the multidisciplinary management of gender dysphoria for ages 5+. They are committed to contributing to the holistic care of children with gender dysphoria and their families in a timely manner. They specialise in the management of gender dysphoria in both children and
adults, so care remains uninterrupted and continual once the patient turns 18. A GP referral is required.
Dr Fiona Bisshop
Holdsworth House Medical Centre, Fortitude Valley.
Dr Fiona is experienced in transgender medicine and is able to assist individuals at all stages of transition. Fiona is able to provide referrals to patients for the Brisbane Gender Clinic, after patient consultation. 07 – 3894 0794
Online Forum & Support – please contact us via our Facebook page for more details
Psychologists Experienced in Gender Diversity:
Annie Franklin and Olivia Donoughy:
Psychologists specialising in adolescent mental health and gender dysphoria, these psychologists form part of the Lady Cilento Gender Clinic team.
PH: (07) 3068 2580
Dallas is a consulting psychologist who works closely with a number of organisations to provide counselling to the LGBTI community across Brisbane. He works with Headspace Meadowbrook, Relationships Australia and the Lady Cilento Gender Clinic.
PH: 1300 364 277
Dr Ashley Van Houten:
Psychologist specialising in transgender health, he also consults regularly with Dr Stuart Aitken & Dr Morris Bersin from EvandalePractice. He sees individuals, couples and families; providing professional clinical psychology, psychotherapy and consultancy to diverse people from the LGBTI community. Located at Surfers Paradise. PH: 0422 301 301
Fiona Jamieson – Clinical Psychologist
InnerTwist Clinical Psychology
Level 3, 54 Jephson Street, Toowong DC, QLD 4066
Ph: 07 3371 5558, M: 0488 016 618, E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Diverse Voices & Q Life
Diverse Voices is a Queensland based non- profit organisation with a focus on the wellbeing of the diverse voices that make up our community. Our focus is on the operation of a peer to peer telephone and internet counselling service. We operate in collaboration with our national partners Q Life & the National LGBTI Health Alliance.
Peer Support Groups:
Run by PCYC Queensland in partnership with Headspace, True Colours is a life skills program for
any young people within the LGBTI community. Ages 13-21. With 3 locations.
Meadowbrook—Rochelle Lewis 0409 428 750
Nundah or Woolloongabba – Emma 0424 132 874
QSPACE is a social support group for young people aged 13 –17 located on the Gold Coast. It is an
opportunity for young people to come together and socialise, as well as explore various issues
that they face in their everyday lives. Specific programs as well as casual activities are offered.
Open Doors Youth Service
A Govt’ funded ‘safe place’ for young gay, bi and transgender people 12 –25, providing support services and
counselling. Located in Brisbane. Open Doors offers a transgender peer support group called JellyBeans. Open Doors also welcome and provide advice and support to families.
PH: 07-3257 7660
Moreton Bay LGBTIQPA Support Group
Based in Caboolture, this is a support group for ages 13-18 who meet once a fortnight 3pm-4:30pm
A community for meaningful connection for people of diverse
bodies, gender, relationships and sexualities.
Transcendence is a monthly group for 18+ gender-diverse individuals to come together to give and receive support, within a safe and professional environment.
Brisbane – Dallas 1300 364 277
Gold Coast – Jemma 1300 364 277
Australian Transgender Support Association of QLD
Run by transgender people for other transgender people. Provides social opportunities, support for family and friends, information on legal and medical processes
Transgender Health Promotion & Community Development Officer – Dylan Barrett
Queensland AIDS Council Inc.
P: 07 3017 1701 | M: 0431 371 278 | F: 3852 5200
Police LGBTI Liaison Officers
Police Liaison Officers to the LGBTI community are available to discuss your issues in confidence, educate and can assist in providing referral services to community based programs and support services. For details please contact your closest police station and ask to speak to an LGBTI Liaison Officer or phone Police Link 131 444.
The Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) at Children’s Health Queensland specialises in helping infants, children and young people up to the age of 18 years who have complex mental health needs. CYMHS can provide free community based mental health services to young people struggling with their mental health.
Operating hours Mon – Fri, 8.30am – 5pm. PH: (07) 3310 9444.
1300 MHCALL (1300 64 2255) is your first point of contact for mental health services providing support, information, advice and referral.
ART (Acute Response Team)
If your child is in crisis the Acute Response Team Crisis Line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
PH: (07) 3068 2555
Safe Schools Coalition Queensland
Safe Schools Coalition Australia is a national network of organisations working with schools to create safer and more inclusive environments for same sex attracted, intersex and gender diverse students, staff and families
True Relationships and Reproductive Health
True’s webinars will be an online adaptation of the Safe Schools Coalition Australia foundation session which is offered as introductory professional development for teachers in schools across Australia.
City Fertility has been recommended for their awareness and understanding regards issues relating to gender dysphoria.