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Gender Affirming Care

To meet those in the transgender community who are on their journey to their true self, Sync Health offers authentic, empathetic gender-affirming care services. Angelia Trujillo, WHNP, provides a variety of services that support transgender adolescents and adults on their journey. Angelia specializes in hormone therapy, sexual wellness counseling, and other services to help you or your teen make the most informed decisions about their health. Call the office in Anchorage, Alaska, today to schedule a consultation for gender affirming care or book an appointment online today.

Gender Affirming Care Q & A

What is gender affirming care?

Gender affirming care is a model of health care that supports transgender adolescents and adults. This focus on medicine ensures that those in the transgender community have access to medical care they need as they navigate a variety of challenges that affects their physical, mental, and sexual health.

The gender affirming care services available at Sync Health help transgender individuals find the resources and support they need to live their true, authentic self. Angelia has extensive experience providing nonsurgical services that meet the physical, emotional, and sexual wellness needs of transgender people.

She also provides resources that help family members better support their loved ones.

What gender affirming services are available?

To meet the unique needs of individual patients, Sync Health offers several gender affirming services in-office, including:

  • Hormone therapy
  • Mental health evaluations
  • Social transition support
  • Sexual wellness counseling

Sync Health also provides referrals to specialists for surgical procedures and other health services that benefit transgender people.

Angelia takes an empathetic approach to care and can assist with the challenges members of the transgender community face, including bullying, trauma, and social isolation.

She supports gender expression and honors the proper use of pronouns and names. Angelia can also recommend supplemental gender affirming services based on age, healthy history, and other factors.

What are the benefits of gender affirming services?

There’s an increase in legislation to limit an individual’s access to gender affirming health care, especially for adolescents and teens. Without this kind of support, the transgender community remains at high risk for depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideation.

By offering a safe space at Sync Health for those facing the challenges of their transition, Angelia can help improve long-term health outcomes for adolescents and adults. She also makes resources accessible to help individuals make more informed choices about their long-term physical, mental, and sexual health.

Angelia prioritizes your health and well-being at each visit so that you can grow confident in living your life authentically. She also stays proactive about offering the gender affirming services you need as you continue on your journey.

To schedule a consultation for gender affirming care, call Sync Health or book an appointment online today.