Write a Review for Evalie Horner, MA, NLC, MFTI
Name: Evalie Horner
Address: 2955 Valmont Rd. Boulder, CO
Mental Health Degree/Licensure/Certification: MA, NLC, MFTI
Does your practice accept private health insurance payment? Consumers are advised to contact their insurer regarding insurance coverage for a specific provider.
Do you have a sliding scale for patients with limited resources?
Please estimate the number of clients you have worked with in each of the following categories:
Trans* Youth- 1
Genderqueer and Gender Non-Conforming- 1
Trans Women- 4
Trans Men- 5
Trans* Elders- 1
Do you specialize in particular health issues (e.g. gender identity, trauma related depression and anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, etc.)?
LGBTQQ issues, trauma, anxiety, couples, bi-polar disorder
Please describe your level of experience (e.g. years, training, etc. ) in working with Trans* and Gender non-conforming clients?
I saw my first trans client in 2011 and added a number of trans clients between 2012 to the present. I also recently led a trans support group in Los Angeles. before moving back to Boulder.
Please describe your treatment approach (e.g., cognitive behavioral, experiential, body-centered, DBT, etc.).
My approach is eclectic and fundamentally relational; I have a warm personality that invites a secure. safe relationship in which to heal, grow, and explore. I have training in various modalities including DBT, Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic, Gestalt, Body-centered, Postmodern, and Mindfulness-based approaches. I meet my clients where they are in the moment and accordingly choose how to proceed.
Do you provide single case assessments ( for individuals not seeking ongoing psychotherapy ) and, as appropiate , letters of eligibility for hormone therapy and gender related surgeries?
On average, how many sessions or hours of assessment do you require to assess eligibility for?
Hormone Therapy-1 or 2
Genital Surgery, if primary letter writer- 1 or 2
Genital Surgery, if secondary letter writer ( when first letter is written by clients primary/ongoing psychotherapists)-1 or 2
Chest Surgery-1 or 2
How do you assess readiness for Hormone Therapy and or Surgery?
If there have been cases in which you have determined that a client does not meet eligibility requirements for hormone therapy or gender surgery, what are the criteria under which you have denied a request for a letter (or cases in which you anticipate that you would deny a request for a letter)?
I would postpone certain surgeries and perhaps even beginning hormone treatment only if the client has not spent significant time in/trying on the gender role of the desired biological sex.
Does a coexisting mental condition preclude providing the client with a letter?
Does your practice have inclusive paperwork (e.g., list more than male and female gender options, allow a place for preferred name, etc.)?
Paper Files? Yes
Electronic Files? No response
Does your practice have a system for recording preferred name and pronoun of patients and communicating that to staff, especially scheduling/appointment and reception staff?
Does your practice have all-gender or gender-neutral restrooms?
Do you have anything in your physical environment that would be welcoming to a Trans* person ( i.e. brochures, pamphlets, magazines, pictures that relate to Trans* people and or Trans* issues?
Does your practice have an inclusive non-discrimination policy that includes gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation?
Yes. This is communicated verbally by me.
Do you have a way of protecting the confidentiality of a patients Trans* status?
Yes. I strictly abide by the dictates of complete confidentiality.
Have you or your staff attended training or had other education on providing services to Trans* patients apply?
Person responding to survey–
Yes. I recieved training in working with Trans Clients at The Relational Center in Los Angeles and have a certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies.
I f you have any concerns about the level of intake staff that could create an uncomfortable situation for Trans* clients? Is there someone the patient can contact to assist?
Yes. I don’t have staff but in terms of others in the suite: me.