Mental health mentor directory


The below-listed WPATH members have been approved as WPATH GEI SOC7 Certified Mentors and are available to provide the 10-hour mentorship requirement to members that are working to complete their coursework through the WPATH GEI Certification process. 

Please reach out to one of the mentors below to arrange mentoring hours and fees. Mentorship fees should be discussed independently with your chosen mentor, as fees vary depending on geographical location, specialty, and experience. Mentoring can happen 1-on-1 or in a group model, in-person or virtually, depending on your arrangement. Your mentor will track your hours and will work with you on the WPATH Core Competencies through a case-based mentoring process.

Please note that you must meet all other requirements, take & pass the GEI Certification Exam, as well as complete 10 hours of mentorship before you are eligible to become a WPATH GEI SOC7 Certified Member. 

Lin Fraser, EdD - Lead, Mental Health Mentor Group - for any questions regarding becoming a mentor, please reach out to Lin by emailing us at wpath@wpath.org.

Dianne Berg, PhD, LP, AASECT-CST/CSTS she/her

Minneapolis, Minnesota, US


Specialty: Psychology - Child, Adolescent, & Family Therapy
LGBTQ Community Member

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship


Ren Massey, PhD he/him

Decatur, Georgia, US

*currently not accepting new mentees, please check back later or select another mentor.

Specialty: Psychology - Child, Adolescent, and Adult
Openly Trans-Identified

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship

John C. Capozuca, PhD he/him

New Hope, Pennsylvania, US


Specialty: Clinical Psychology

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship




Xtine Milrod, PhD, LMFT, AASECT-CST she/they

West Hollywood, California, US


Specialty: Psychotherapy - Adults and Adolescents; Sex Therapy
Se Habla Español
Sliding Scale Fee, Down to $0 for All Trans/NB Mentees

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship

Sand Chang, PhD they/them

Oakland, California, US


Specialty: Trans Liberation; Navigating Cultural Intersections; Eating Disorders; Addictions; Relationships; Trauma/EMDR; Internal Family Systems
Website: sandchang.com
Openly Trans-Identified
Nonbinary Person of Color

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship


MaryBeth Napier, PsyD, MPS, CMI she/they

Chicago, Illinois, US


Specialty: Psychotherapy - Adult, Adolescent, Couple, & Family; Gender-affirmative Evaluations; Spirituality; Trauma and Holistic-Focused Care
Sliding Scale Fee
Non-binary, Gender non-conforming

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship

Anne Dilenschneider she/her

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, US


Specialty: Counseling and Assessment (Age 8+), Gender Identity, Autism Spectrum Conditions

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship


Margie Nichols, PhD, CSTS she/her

Jersey City, New Jersey, US


Specialty: Psychology - Adolescents, Adults, Couples; LGBTQ+, including BDSM and Consensual Nonmonogamy
LGBTQ Community Member
AASECT Supervisor

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship

Shawn V. Giammattei, PhD he/him

Santa Rosa/San Francisco, California, US


Specialty: Psychology - Child, Adolescent, and Adult; Family Therapy; Couple/Partner Therapy
Openly Trans-Identified

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship


Colt St. Amand, PhD, MD he/they

Rochester, Minnesota, US


Specialty: Clinical Psychology and Family Medicine
Openly Trans
Choose Your Own Fee

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship

Russell Healy, DSW, LCSW he/him

Somerville/Lawrenceville, New Jersey, US


Specialty: Transgender-specific Assessment; Counseling and Case Management for Transgender Youth & Families

Sliding Scale Fee
Doctoral Level, Certified LCSW Supervisor

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship


Françoise Susset, PsyD she/her/elle

Montreal, QC, Canada


Specialty: Trauma-informed Therapy; Couple and Family Therapy 
Je suis parfaitement bilingue en anglais et en français

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship

Ruben Hopwood, MDiv, PhD he/him

Cambridge, Massachusetts, US


Specialty: Gender Identity and Gender Affirmation Evaluations and Referrals; Sexual Identity and Sexuality; Masculinity; Spirituality 
LGBTQ Community Member

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship


D. R. Yonkin, LCSW-R he/him/they/them

New York, New York, US


Specialty: Psychotherapy (adults, family, couples); Addictions; Gender Identity; Sexual Identity; Gay Sensuality; TransExperience; Psycho- Spirituality; Poly, Queer & Kink Communities
LGBTQ Community Member

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship

Zander Keig, MSW, LCSW he/him

Orlando, Florida, US 


Specialty: Adults, Trans Social Care, Gender Transition Coaching, Trans Surgery Preparedness and Readiness, Gender Identity Exploration, Spirituality and Religion
First Generation Latino Transsexual Man

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship


Rebecca Waletich, LCSW she/her

Greenwood, Indiana, US


Specialty: Trauma-Informed Case; Neurodiversity; Individual (4yrs and older), Family and Couple/Partner Therapy
Sliding Scale Fee Down to $0 for Trans/NB mentees or mentees who are POC

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship

Lisette Lahana, LCSW she/her

Oakland, California, US


Specialty: Clinical Social Work; Psychotherapy; Consultation; Bipolar Disorder & EMDR/Trauma Therapy
Se Habla Español
LGBTQ Community Member

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship



Susanne Watson, PhD she/her

Oakland, California, US 


Specialty: Therapy - Youth, Families, and Adults

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship

S.J. Langer, LCSW-R he/him

New York, New York, US


Specialty: Psychotherapy; Social Work; EMDR

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship



Arlene Lev, LCSW-R, CASAC, CST she/her

Albany, New York, US


Specialty: Social Work, Family Therapy; Addictions; Sex Therapy
LGBTQ Community Member
AASECT Supervisor

Offering 1-on-1 Mentorship & Group Mentorship



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