Counseling, Groups, & Support

Find necessary counseling and support in group and individual settings through METRO.

Share experiences, explore emotions, and express yourself in our discussion and support groups for those going through FtM (female to male) and MtF (male to female) transition.

FtM 1st Wednesdays / MtF 2nd Wednesdays, 7:00pm, St. Pete Community Center

Transitions are best done with support! Engage in conversations with other couples that have experience with the transgender experience. Note: Partners of transgender individuals may choose to attend the group independently or with their partner.

Last Wednesdays, 6:30pm, St. Pete Community Center

A supportive environment to discuss challenges and successes of being a trans parent. Partners of transgender individuals may choose to attend the group independently or with their partner as well.

2nd Thursdays, 7:00pm, Tampa Community Center

Metro believes that transitioning is beautiful and we want to support you every step of the way! Sign up for this 2 hour session to learn how to style your hair, makeup, and outfit. MAC make-up artist with Heather Fontaine will assist you and give tips for everyday application. Beautiful TRANSformations are offered on a quarterly basis, please email TransCommunity@MetroTampaBay.org to express interest in our next session.

Find your feminine voice in this educational class led by a Speech Language Pathologist for transgender women and trans feminine people. Feminine Communication Series are offered on a quarterly basis, so email TransCommunity@MetroTampaBay.org to express interest in our next community class.

Outside the Binary exists to include non-binary individuals, who may identify as genderfluid, agender, genderqueer, gender non-conforming, questioning, or any of a spectrum of non-binary identities, including those who cannot express their identities. We meet in a neutral space to discuss topics related to living in a binary driven society. This group is open to spouses, partners, friends, and family of anyone attending. We hope that this open space will serve as a supportive and educational space for anyone who needs it.

1st and 3rd Thursdays, Kaleisia Tea Lounge, 1441 East Fletcher Ave #101, Tampa

METRO counselors are specifically trained to serve our transgender community in providing quality care and services to help an individual cope and grow.

Call (727) 321-3854 to make an appointment in St. Pete, Tampa, Clearwater, or New Port Richey with weekday, some evening, and limited weekend hours available.

Email TransCommunity@MetroTampaBay.org to learn more about METRO’s Trans Services and Programming.

Visit and bookmark the Metro calendar for a complete schedule of upcoming events.

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