Resources for medical/mental healthcare professionals/researchers: Education on trans, queer & LGBQIA+ issues & needs

For any researchers and medical/mental healthcare professionals who want to be able to increase their knowledge/training to provide service to transgender, queer and LGBQIA+  people:


  • MySexualHealth: Headed by Dr Elna Rudolph, they hold workshops, info sessions and support groups. The team. The most trans/queer/LGBQIA+ practice recommended by trans people in Johannesburg.
  • GIG – Gender Identity Group – The gender reading/working group. A team of counsellors, counselling psychologists, clinical psychologists and other mental health professionals who meet once a month to discuss the latest issues, research and their own practice with trans, queer and LGBQIA+ clients. Linden/Greenside/Linksfield area –

More info on MySexualHealth:

Looking for a Sexologist or other Healthcare Professional working in the field of Sexual Health?  You have come to the right place!  My Sexual Health manages a team of some of the most qualified Sexual Health professionals in the country.  We provide them with practice management services and facilitate meetings and learning opportunities for them.

Professionals on the My Sexual Health Team offer treatment for all sexuality, relationship and sexual health related concerns. We are a multidisciplinary team based in various cities including, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town.

Our team members have some of the highest attainable qualifications in the field of sexuality, mostly obtained internationally. They are all registered with the HPCSA or other relevant body in South Africa and are all members or SASHA (Southern African Sexual Health Association).

Part of the team’s ethical code is to offer the highest quality of care according to the latest research.  In order to do that, they attend national and international conferences, keep their continuous professional development (CPD) as well as professional registrations up to date and they all have to work under supervision.  Our team members have been invited to present their work at various National and International Conferences, especially on the treatment of Sexual Pain Disorders, Polygamous Families, Sexual Identity, the use of Hypnotherapy and Mindfulness in the treatment of sexual health related concerns as well as Hormonal problems in Men and Women.

My Sexual Health and the professionals on our team are are passionate about sexual health, sexuality and relationships. It will be our honour  to welcome you into one of the practice we manage.

More info on GIG:

Cape Town

  • Triangle Project: A multi-disciplinary team of researchers, advocates and psychologists, etc. who do advocacy as well as education and hold support groups. The teamwhich includes Ronald Addinall (highly recommended counsellor and head of support groups).

More info on Triangle Project:

Triangle Project is a non-profit human rights organisation offering professional services to ensure the full realisation of constitutional and human rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons, their partners and families.

Our three core services centre around Health & Support, Community Engagement & Empowerment and Research and Advocacy.

We offer a wide range of services to the LGBTI community. These include a variety of health services, such as sexual health clinics, counselling, support groups, a helpline, public education and training services, community outreach and a library.

For more info and resources nationwide: Go here