THE WI TRANSGENDER HEALTH DIRECTORY

Ellice Plant CAPSW, HHC

Social Worker, Holistic Health Counselor

Mental health provider

As a holistic health counselor and licensed social worker, I work with adolescents and adults as they work to transform patterns and purpose. Some of the reasons people come to me include struggles with anxiety, depression, body image, gender expression and identity, family planning, and surviving abuse or assault. As a cisgender queer woman, I have both personal and professional experience in creating healthy, nourishing spaces for queer and trans people and those who love them. Through this work, I am continuously reminded that the anti-violence and anti-oppression work of the world happens on the individual level, first.

I co-own North Node Clinic with my partner, Kellen Grimm. We started our clinic to serve Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex people in an accessible and affordable way. We believe that competent care is about trusting your expertise about your body, your experiences, and your goals. A struggle many people face in accessing healthcare is having to educate their providers about their identities. At North Node Clinic, we know it is our responsibility to reach outside our own personal experiences in order to understand clients who do not share our identities. We have rich professional histories that have educated us, and we are dedicated to continuing education not at the expense of our clients’ time with us.

At North Node Clinic, you will be trusted as the foremost expert in your treatment needs, and we will work to be witness and ally to your experience and growth.

Provider’s Gender: Cisgender, Woman

Provider’s Pronouns: she/her

Provider’s Sexual Orientation: Queer

Provider’s Race: White/European descent

Provider’s Languages: English, Japanese

Language Interpreters Available: No

Cost for Language Interpreters: n/a

Insurance Accepted by Provider: None

Other Payment Options Available: Fee-for-service

Types of Visits Offered by Provider: Services at community organizations, Phone consultation/counseling/etc., Sessions in public to debut or practice behaviors/appearance changes

Types of Counseling/Therapy Available: Individual Therapy, Group Therapy

Area(s) of Specialty: Abuse & Trauma, Gender Transition and Expression, LGBTQ+ Identity, Teens

Types of Transition-related Letters Provided: Gender marker change, Name change, “Carry” letters, Gender Confirmation surgery

Letter requirements: $50.00 / letter

Types of ID accepted to receive services No ID Required

How old must a person be to receive services? 10

Parent/guardian consent required for minors under age 18 to receive care? Yes

Accepting new patients? Yes

Informed Consent model for transition care Yes
Large volume of Trans patients Yes
2+ years’ experience working with Trans people Yes
5+ years’ experience working with Trans people Yes
10+ years’ experience working with Trans people Yes
Significant experience monitoring hormones for Trans patients n/a
Significant experience monitoring puberty blockers for Trans patients n/a
Intake forms are Trans inclusive (paper and/or electronic) Yes
Patients can easily change name and/or gender in records Yes
Has process in place to allow different name and/or gender marker in records and for insurance/billing Yes
Correct name and gender on all records and print-outs (wristbands, orders, lab results, etc.), regardless of legal name or gender Yes
“All Gender” bathrooms available onsite Yes
All bathrooms onsite are “All Gender” Yes
Has received training in providing Trans affirming care Yes
All staff in practice/office have received training in providing Trans affirming care Yes
Enforces Trans-inclusive nondiscrimination & anti-harassment policies Yes
All services are open for people of all genders Yes
Gender-specific services open for Trans people based on identity and/or comfort, not legal or birth-assigned sex n/a
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Address

North Node Clinic
231 E Buffalo St, Suite 306
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202


Business Hours

Monday: 10-8
Tuesday: 10-8
Wednesday: 10-5
Thursday: 12-5
Friday: 10-5
Saturday: 10-5
Sunday: Closed

Office Location Type: A building that contains other businesses and/or providers you are not affiliated with

Is Provider Office Accessible/ADA-compliant? No

Parking/Transportation Available at Provider Office? Paid parking lot/structure, Paid/Metered street parking, Within 1 block of a bus line/other public transit


Contact Information

 (414) 239-8234
 ellice@northnodeclinic.org
 https://northnodeclinic.org/

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