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Gender Identity Development Service

Specialist multi-disciplinary service for children and adolescents and their families who are experiencing difficulties in the development of gender identity. This may include children who are unhappy with their biological sex and wish to belong to the other one. Service also offers counselling to children of parents with transsexualism or other gender identity problems.

Contact details

Contact Name
Dr Polly Carmichael
Contact Position
Director GIDS, Consultant Clinical Psychologist
Telephone
020 8938 2030
Fax: 020 7794 1879
E-mail
gidu@tavi-port.nhs.uk
Website
tavistockandportman.nhs.uk/care-and-treatment/our-clinical-services/gender-identity-development-service-gids/ 
Alternative Contact
Lisa Williamson, Administrator or Keyur Josh, Admin Manager

Address

Address
Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust
The Tavistock Centre
120
Belsize Lane
London
Postcode
NW3 5BA

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.

Costs

Cost(s)
Free service.

Further details

Parent Body
Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Part of the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).
Client Group
Children and young people up to 18 years.
Catchment Area
Nationwide
Capacity or waiting list
Waiting time 4-6 months for first appointment.
Referrals Policy
Professional referrals accepted from local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), but enquiries welcomed from education, social care services, GPs and other parts of the NHS.
Languages
Italian
Language note
Interpreters by arrangement
Last checked date
17/10/2011
Record ID
8995
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