Sexual and Gender Identities Clinic

Sexual and Gender Identities Clinic

The Sexual and Gender Identities Clinic (SGIC) offers affordable and affirming psychological services for individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ+), as well as those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.   The SGIC offers specialized counseling to address issues related to LGBTQ+ identities, as well as counseling for other life issues in an affirmative space.  

Examples of client concerns addressed at SGIC:

  • Resolving confusion or conflict about sexual or gender identity
  • Developing/maintaining healthy relationships
  • Managing “coming out”
  • Depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns
  • Body image concerns
  • Aging as an LGBTQ+ person
  • Recovering from trauma, bullying or discrimination
The SGIC also provides gender affirmation and support services, including:
  • Counseling to explore physical/medical transition options
  • Psychosocial assessments and letters to access medical services
  • Support through medical transition
The SGIC also works with family members to address concerns related to the gender identity or sexual orientation of a partner, child, or parent.
Counseling may address:
  • Raising an LGBTQ+ child
  • Understanding what a parent, child or partner’s changing identity means for you
  • Caring for an LGBTQ+ elder
Contact Us

SGIC services can be accessed by calling the Gronowski Center at (650) 961-9300 and inquiring about the SGIC.   If you are a provider interested in more information about SGIC services, please contact SGIC Director, Liz McConnell, PhD, at: