The London Transgender Clinic is happy to accept referrals for hormone therapy and surgery from GMC or HCPC registered psychiatrists and psychologists. Please see below the list of gender specialists we regularly receive referrals from.

Dr. Dmitri Popelyuk
Consultant Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Dmitri Popelyuk - Consultant Adult PsychiatristDr Popelyuk MD. MRCPsych. is a Consultant Psychiatrist based in Harley Street, who provides easy and reliable access to diagnosis, effective treatment, and the best patient experience for people suffering from mental health problems. He is a Fellow of the European Committee of Sexual Medicine and a member of BSSM (British Society for Sexual Medicine) and the UK Gender Recognition Panel.

Dr Popelyuk studied medicine at Odessa Medical University and trained in psychiatry at the Maudsley and Royal Free Hospitals in London, specialising in general adult psychiatry, rehabilitation psychiatry, personality disorders, psychotherapy, and psychosexual medicine.
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Laura Scarrone
Gender Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Laura Scarrone - Gender Specialist Clinical PsychologistMs Scarrone Bonhomme BSc (Hons). MSc. CPsychol. is a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist who trained and developed her career internationally. Since 2009, she has delivered psychotherapeutic interventions in Spain, South America, and the United Kingdom, accruing a multicultural understanding of relationships. Working in the field of health and medical psychology (with patients struggling with chronic pain, cancer, and other conditions) has furthered her knowledge of the connection between body, mind, and the formation of identity. Laura has extensive experience supporting children, young people, and families to better communicate and understand each other.
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Dr. H Eli Joubert
Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Dr. H Eli Joubertc - Consultant Clinical PsychologistDr H Eli Joubert, MA PsyD CPsychol AFBPsS MCoSRT (Accred) ECPS, is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with expertise and experience in general adolescent and adult psychotherapy. He was clinically trained (MA Clin Psych and Comm Couns) at Stellenbosch University in South Africa and completed doctoral training (PsyD) at the University of Leicester, UK.

He has specialist interests in psychosexual therapy, the psychology of men and masculinities and high-performance achievement/coaching in media. Dr Joubert is certified by the European Federation of Sexologists/European Society of Sexual Medicine as a psycho-sexologist. This gives him a unique understanding as a clinical psychologist of both the psychogenic and possible physical factors contributing to sexual dysfunction.
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Dr Debby Jackson
Chartered Clinical Psychologist

Dr Debby Jackson, Chartered Clinical PsychologistDr Debby Jackson is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, and Gender Diversity Specialist based in Exeter in the South West of England.

Dr. Jackson obtained her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from University College London in 2006. She is a full member of the World Professional Association of Transgender Health and the British Association of Gender Identity Specialists and is included in the HM Court and Tribunal Services’ List of Specialists in the Field of Gender Dysphoria.
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Dr. Vickie Pasterski
Gender Identity Specialist

Dr. Vickie Pasterski - Gender Identity SpecialistDr. Vickie Pasterski has more than 20 years of experience in the field of gender development, beginning with an MA in Counselling Psychology at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. While at LMU, she specialised in neuropsychological assessment methods and conducted research looking at gender-related neurocognitive functioning.

In 1998, Vickie moved to the UK to study for a PhD with the Behavioural Neuroendocrinology Laboratory, Department of Psychology, City University, London. Her doctoral research focussed on relative influences of foetal androgen exposure and parental socialisation in the development of gender-related behaviour. Also, as part of her doctoral training, Vickie worked alongside specialists in Paediatric Endocrinology/Urology at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, monitoring gender-related development in individuals diagnosed with a disorder of sex development (DSD, or Intersex).
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Gabrielle Sharples
Integrative Psychodynamic Psychotherapist
Trainee Gender Specialist

Gabrielle (she/he/they), Integrative Psychodynamic Psychotherapist/Trainee Gender Specialist PsychologistGabrielle (she/he/they) is an Integrative Psychodynamic Psychotherapist to the general public but more specifically to the LGBTQIA+ community, where her heart lies. Gabrielle is from the beautiful twin islands of Trinidad & Tobago as our very own Mr. Inglefield, where she completed half her education, moving to the UK 22 years ago to continue her studies. Gabrielle provides specialist psychotherapeutic sessions within her Private Practive called Transition focused Therapy© (TfT). TfT© is a one of a kind developed and provided to Trans, Non-Binary and Gender diverse individuals across their lifespan of transition as well as initial stages of realisation, emergence, and disclosure. Gabrielle created TfT© as they saw a great need for a more holistic and therapeutic approach to the initial diagnostic stages of medical transition i.e. Gender Dysphoria Diagnosis. This can be a scary and intimidating process for many, hence TfT© was born. TfT© helps you prepare and process for this big stage in your transition. Gabrielle tries her best to work with your chosen diagnostician, to either be present with you at the appointment or make sure you are at ease and prepared for your diagnostic consultation appointment. These are 6week sessions leading up to your appointment date, which you can extend with Gabrielle or continue on with them in Private Practice for as long or as short as you would like. Gabrielle is also an assessor for Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) using the newly validated measure ACIA. They perform this especially for Gender Diverse individuals as it’s a more affirming approach. You can book in with her for your affirming ASC assessment as well.

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