JAC is a licensed graduate social worker (LGSW) in the state of Minnesota, License #25558. He works with people locally from his private practice is located within Cabot Psychological Services in Minneapolis, MN. He serves transgender teens and young adults ages 13-25 who wish to process their identities, experiences, and mental health including depression, bipolar moods, anxiety, dissociation, trauma (including familial abuse, sexual assault, stalking, intimate partner violence, religious trauma, online sexual exploitation, trafficking), self-harm, suicidality, and negotiating disability/chronic pain. He is a trauma-informed feminist, sex positive, allied to multiples/alters, kink-positive, and poly inclusive. He specializes in gender, sexuality, and serving the trans, queer, and the greater LGBTQPIA2S+ community. He provides letters for hormones and/or surgeries to all ages(not limited 13-25) in one 50 minute session.
JAC’s practice is centered on compassion, transparency, and recognizing the intersection of cultural oppressions including racism, sexism, cisgenderism, heterosexism, ableism, ageism, sizeism, classism, ethnocentrism, religious imperialism, colonization, and medical gatekeeping. He’s committed to servant leadership and has a strong passion for building spaces for LGBTQPIA2S+ community to come together. He knows that trans and queer people are strongest when they are together, being there for each other in ways no one else can. Whatever a person’s reasons for wanting or needing support, JAC strives to foster a comforting safer space where they feel validated and heard.
Services that JAC provides include:
- Individual therapy sessions.
- “Letters” and assistance in obtaining trans-related medical care such as hormones and surgeries. A letter can be obtained in one 50 minute session. This services is available for all ages.
- Working with other providers to address obstacles in trans-related healthcare.
- Support changing legal name and gender markers, updating legal documents.
- Help obtaining healthcare, housing, employment, and public assistance, and addressing discrimination related to these.
- Support for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking, including help exiting abusive and/or unsafe relationships / living situations.
- Educational sessions for parents and families of trans people seeking to better understand and support their loved ones.
- Collaborating with schools, teachers, and guidance counselors of trans youth.
- Support for trans youth in foster care and adoption, including youth shelter staff, Guardian Ad Litem, and foster and adoptive families.
For appointment inquiries, please contact JAC through
Cabot Psychological Services.