Brandy Brown, LCSW
term ends 2022
Brandy Brown, LCSW (Pronouns: she/ her or they/ them)
Brandy is a lifelong advocate for improving LGBTQ+ healthcare, effecting change throughout systems, with a clinical focus on best practices within pediatrics for transgender and gender diverse youth.
She is the Program Manager for The Gender Clinic Program at Maine Medical Partners/ The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital. She provides assessment, therapy, coordination of medical and mental health services, and program development within a multidisciplinary setting. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry for Tufts University School of Medicine. Brandy received her BSW and MSW at the University of Southern Maine and is currently pursuing a DSW from Capella University.
Relevant memberships and affiliations include:
NASW- President of the Maine Board of Directors; Acting Chair of the NASW- Maine Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Incluision (JEDI) Committee (formerly the LGBTQ Advocacy committee)
Maine Medical Center (MMC)- Founding Member, MMC Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Steering & Governance Committees; Chair, MMC Equitable Patient Care Committee
WPATH (World Professional Association for Transgender Health); New England Transgender C.A.R.E. Consortium; & LGBTQ Youth Coalition (Maine)
Brandy has worked within different systems of care, including psychiatric inpatient hospitalization, residential settings with vulnerable populations including homeless youth, severe psychiatric disorders, veterans, and neuro-rehabilitation.
Brandy was raised in Georgia, and currently lives in Southern Maine where she prefers to stay close to the ocean with her family. She enjoys being outside at the beach or on a trail, hiking, kayaking, camping, reading, and cooking.