Transgender Frequently Asked Questions

A large portion of our clientele identifies as being on the transgender or gender non-conforming spectrum. We have identified some common concerns of this population, and have provided some answers and links to resources here. If you would like to submit a question to be included in our FAQ page, or if you have general questions for us or our practice, please contact us

PLEASE NOTE: THIS PAGE IS A WORK IN PROGRESS; NOT ALL LINKS ARE ACTIVE. 


  • How do I change my name in the state of Michigan?

  • How do I change my gender marker in the state of Michigan?

  • What is WPATH? 

  • What are the Standards of Care?

  • How do I find a doctor to prescribe hormones?

  • How do I find a surgeon?

  • Can I be fired for being transgender/gender non-conforming?

  • What do "transgender" and "gender non-conforming" mean?

  • How do I find a transgender therapist?

  • How do I find out if I have insurance coverage for gender confirmation procedures (eg. hormone therapy, surgeries)?