Irwin Krieger, LCSW

Irwin Krieger, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who provided psychotherapy in a private practice setting for LGBT individuals, couples and families for over 30 years. A graduate of Yale with an MSW from UConn, he was also on the mental health team at AIDS Project New Haven from 2004 to 2015. Irwin has worked extensively with transgender teens and adults and their families. He was a 2013 recipient of the New Haven Pride Center’s Dorothy Award for his service to the LGBT community in New Haven. Irwin was also honored with the CT NASW’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.

With the goal of expanding the base of knowledgeable providers for transgender individuals and their families, Irwin provides training for mental health and health care professionals, as well as school personnel. He also provides clinical supervision for mental health clinicians in CT and consultation for schools and mental health agencies.

Irwin Krieger is the author of Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents and Counseling Transgender and Non-Binary Youth: The Essential Guide. For additional information see

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