I am a psychotherapist and writer in Manhattan. In addition to private practice, I am on the faculty for the MPS Art Therapy program and Humanities and Sciences at School of Visual Arts. My research lab at SVA studies embodiment and trans phantoms. I am a WPATH GEI-certified Mentor. My education includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts from School of Visual Arts and Masters in Social Work from New York University. In the past, I have been an adjunct professor of Graduate Social Work at Adelphi University and New York University. In non-profit mental health settings, I have worked as a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor. I am a member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, the Working Group on Gender at Columbia’s NYSPI and the Executive Committee for ICP’s Psychotherapy Center for Gender & Sexuality Division. My first book is Theorizing Transgender Identity for Clinical Practice: A New Model for Understanding Gender from Hachette UK/Jessica Kingsley Publishers is a 2020 Lambda Literary Finalist.