Skip to content

Ida Hammer

Gender-Affirming Care Letters

I'm committed to supporting the emotional and psychological well-being of transgender, gender nonbinary, and LGBQ people. As a lesbian and transgender woman, I understand the value in seeing a therapist with a shared identity. I help people overcome struggles with anxiety, depression, shame, dysphoria, and life stressors, including those dealing with relationships, employment, coming out, and systemic oppression. My collaborative-approach provides integrative, holistic therapy within a Compassion-Focused Therapy framework. In addition to providing therapy for individuals and couples, I also provide evaluations for letters in support of gender affirming care. I'm licensed in both NY and California, allowing me to see bi-coastal couples and individuals. My practice is telehealth only. In-network with Optum, United Healthcare, Oxford, Oscar, UMR, and Aetna.

Ida Hammer, LCSW (she/her/hers)