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Jillian is a woman of trans experience who transitioned in 2016 at the age of 55. She received her bachelors degree in psychology and her master's degree in social work. She is an author, an advocate for the transgender community, a mentor for trans youth, and has organized support groups for transgender children and young adults. Jillian co-authored two published transgender studies at Yale University and is a Community Liaison at the Yale Gender Program. Her book, "Transitioning Later in Life: A Personal Guide" is now available on Amazon. She is now beginning her career as a therapist at Twin Peaks Counseling in Derby, CT and continues to be an educator for the transgender and gender diverse community.


  • To help trans youth avoid growing up without any resources or support

  • To support parents so they can fully accept their children before, during and

        after the transition process

  • To educate the public, schools and medical facilities to promote awareness of the

        transgender community

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