Gender Affirming Care - Transgender Health

MSH (My Sexual Health) team members comprise healthcare professionals specialising in sexual health and can offer valuable support and assistance to individuals seeking gender-affirming care. They provide a safe and inclusive environment for patients undergoing gender transition or exploring their gender identity.

Support Offered by MSH Team Members for Gender-Affirming Care:

Gender Identity Exploration:

MSH team members can provide a supportive space for individuals to explore and discuss their gender identity. They offer counselling, guidance, and resources to help patients better understand themselves and make informed decisions regarding their gender-affirming journey.

Hormone Therapy:

For individuals seeking hormone therapy as part of their gender transition, MSH team members can provide information about hormone treatment's effects, risks, and benefits. They can guide patients through the process, explain the hormones involved (such as estrogen and testosterone), and monitor hormone levels to ensure safe and effective treatment.

Referrals for Surgical Interventions:

MSH team members can assist patients in accessing appropriate surgical interventions as part of gender-affirming care. They can provide information about various procedures, discuss potential outcomes, and refer patients to qualified surgeons specialising in gender-affirming surgeries.

Mental Health Support:

The mental health aspect of gender-affirming care is crucial. MSH team members can offer counselling services or refer patients to mental health professionals specialising in gender identity and transgender issues. They provide emotional support, help individuals navigate social and psychological challenges, and address any concerns related to mental well-being.

Sexual Health and Intimacy:

MSH team members recognise the importance of sexual health and intimacy for individuals undergoing gender-affirming care. They can provide information and support regarding sexual health concerns specific to gender transition, such as changes in sexual function, exploring sexual preferences, and addressing any related challenges or questions.

Support Networks and Resources:

MSH team members can connect patients with support groups, community organisations, and online resources that provide additional guidance and opportunities for connection with others going through similar experiences. These networks can offer valuable peer support, education, and empowerment throughout the gender-affirming journey.

Holistic Care:

MSH team members take a holistic approach to gender-affirming care, considering the overall well-being of individuals. They collaborate with other healthcare professionals involved in the patient's care, such as endocrinologists, psychologists, and surgeons, to ensure coordinated and comprehensive support.

By seeking assistance from MSH team members, individuals seeking gender-affirming care can access a range of services tailored to their specific needs. The support provided by these professionals fosters a positive and affirming experience, promoting the well-being and overall quality of life of patients undergoing gender transition.

My Sexual Health provides credible sexual health services for Gender Affirming Care - Transgender Health. Contact us for an appointment with a medical doctor, physiotherapist, or other health professional

MSH doctors can assist with the medical implications of your condition. Refer to the list of Competent Sexual Health Providers listed on our website.

If you suspect that your problem Is more psychological or due to relationship factors, you can see one of the MSH psychologists/counsellors.

All the MSH Team members work within the context of a multidisciplinary team and will refer you to another team member of need be.

*Please contact your preferred healthcare provider directly for more information about the cost of consultations. MSH offers a platform service to Credible Sexual Health Providers you may choose to consult with.

Disclaimer:  MSH provides a platform for Sexual Health providers to network and learn in order to render the highest level of sexual health services to patients.  MSH does not take responsibility for the clinical practice of any of its members.  Any concerns can be directed towards but misconduct needs to be reported to the registration body of the particular individual.