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Addressing Psychosocial Issues in the Transgender Client
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Andrea Pasillas is with UCSF's Stimulant Treatment Outpatient Program (STOP). She is the intake and outreach coordinator and substance abuse counselor for STOP in the SFGH/UCSF Department of Psychiatry.

Barbara Anderson, Ph.D., LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker and sexologist. She has a private practice in San Francisco and is Coordinator of Gender Identity Treatment Services at the Center For Special Problems, a mental health agency which is part of the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

Lin Fraser, EDD, MFCC, is a practicing psychotherapist in San Francisco. She has specialized in transgender issues for the past 28 years, primarily in private practice, but also in community mental health and in teaching. Her doctoral dissertation was a manual for practicing clinicians on the assessment and management of transgender identity issues. She is a charter member of the Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, and assisted in the development of the original standards of care. Dr. Fraser has lectured and taught widely on transgender and other gender-related issues, but has always practiced in the Bay Area.


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