Dr. Christopher A. McIntosh, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Head, Adult Gender Clinic, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Community psychiatrist, Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto East Health Network
Dr. McIntosh has developed his expertise in LGBTQ Mental Health through his work at CAMH and with organizations such as AGLP: The Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists and the Group for the Advancement of Psychitary (GAP). He has presented on transgender mental health and surgery access to the World Psychiatric Association, the Canadian Psychiatric Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the European Psychiatric Association and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). He is Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health.
Dr. Allison Lou, MD, CCFP
Family Physician at Sherbourne Health Centre, LGBTQ Team, and Lecturer at the University of Toronto
Dr. Allison Crawford, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Carrie Lawford, MSW, RSW
Carrie Lawford is a Social Worker in the Adult Gender Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. She has a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Manitoba and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto. She holds Adjunct Lecturer status in the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She currently provides assessment and trans-affirming psychotherapeutic treatment for clients working towards readiness for transition-related surgeries. She is a proponent of increased competency in primary care as a means of increasing health equity within gender expansive and transgender communities.
Christina Yager, MSW, RSW
Christina Yager has been working as a Social Worker in the Adult Gender Identity Clinic at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) for the past four years. She has a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies from Queen’s University. Prior to joining the Gender Identity Clinic, Christina worked in Rainbow Services at CAMH in the LGBTQ-specific concurrent disorders program. For the last 11 years, Christina’s research and clinical practice has been with LGBTQ communities, who she feels honoured to have the opportunity to work with.
Cathy Maser, BScN, MN, NP-Paediatric
Cathy has been a paediatric nurse for over 30 years, working at The Hospital for Sick Children for the past 28 years in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Division of Neonatology, Acute Care Transport Team and Emergency Department.
In 2007 Cathy obtained her Master of Nursing degree at University of Toronto and has been working as a Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Adolescent Medicine since that time. Her clinical focus is with youth with chronic illness, substance misuse, sexual health, gender identity and minor mood disorders.
Cathy is the Team Lead for the SITY program (Sick Kids Interprofessional Team for Youth) and is a founding member of the Transgender Youth Clinic since it started in October 2013. She is actively involved in partnerships within the transgender care community and often provides education to schools, parents and other community agencies around adolescent brain development, mental health, substance use and non-binary gender identities .
For the past 10 years she has been on faculty at the Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto as a Lecturer in the Undergraduate and Nurse Practitioner programs.
Dr. Rylie Moore, C.Psych.
Dr. Rylie Moore is a neuropsychologist in the Adult Gender Identity Clinic at the Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and at the Centre for Interpersonal Relationships (CFIR). He completed his master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Victoria in Clinical Psychology – Neuropsychology emphasis and his honour’s undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Moore has developed a specialty in LGBTQ2A+ mental health and neuropsychology. Dr. Moore’s clinical and research interests include: neuropsychology, working with under-served and marginalized populations, transgender health, and the impact of trauma on psychological and neurological functioning. He is honoured to work with under-served and under-represented populations, including adult gender-diverse individuals.
Terri Rodak, MA, MISt
Terri Rodak is a librarian at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. She performs research, reference, and collection development duties, and is the embedded librarian for ECHO Ontario First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Wellness and ECHO Ontario Trans and Gender Diverse Healthcare.