Who is Transcend Psychotherapy?
Transcend Psychotherapy was founded in January of 2020 by co-owners Max Abeln, LMFT (they/them) and Emily Abeln, MA, LP (she/her). Transcend Psychotherapy provides individual, relational, family and group psychotherapy services to ALL people, with a particular focus on working with transgender and queer-identified members of our community. We have had the amazing opportunity to grow our practice and vision to include a diverse and very experienced group of providers. Together as a group we bring decades of combined personal and professional experience to our work and we all share a deep gratitude for the ability to walk with folks as they navigate life’s challenges. We are an organization that is dedicated to the de-pathologizing of emotional suffering that is often caused by various forms of systemic oppression. We believe that the mental health industry has been centered in a dominant white, heteronormative, patriarchal, gender-binary narrative. We actively work to dismantle mental health care practices that have been formed from and upheld by systemic privilege and to find healing, meaning, and connection through culturally affirming practices.