Mermaids is passionate about supporting children, young people, and their families to achieve a happier life in the face of great adversity. They work to raise awareness about gender issues amongst professionals and the general public. They campaign for the recognition of gender dysphoria in young people and lobby for improvements in professional services.
Samantha Carbon is a UKCP registered Psychotherapist and a certified Transactional Analyst based in London. She trained at Metanoia. Metanoia is one of the UK’s leading Psychotherapy and Counselling training institutes and is renowned for its clinical excellence. She is a member of Pinktherapy.com. Samantha works with individuals who experience depression, anxiety, loss, work related stresses and gender dysphoria, as well as couples therapy. Her mission is to support transgender people and families to be their true selves and thrive in a sometimes insensitive & challenging world. She is dedicated to supporting people to identify their self-worth and improve the quality of their lives. www.samanthacarbontherapy.co.uk
Trans*formation is a networking and advocacy group for professionals who identify as trans* and their friends and supporters. They seek to connect and inspire trans* professionals in a safe and welcoming environment and, as their name suggests, work to achieve a real transformation in the standing, openness and wellbeing of trans* professionals and the companies for which they work.