I am a psychotherapist and writer in Manhattan and am licensed in New York, Texas, Maine, Rhode Island, Virginia and Florida. I am a WPATH GEI-certified Mentor and provide mentorship and clinical supervision.
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 courses cover clinical theory and practice, trans clinical work, and Gender & Queer Studies. I am also part of the Faculty of Psychology for the Diploma in Psychotherapy and Mental Health in Sexual Diversity of Gender and Relationships at Universidad Diego Portales - Centre for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy Studies (CEPPS-Centro de Estudios en Psicología Clínica y Psicoterapia) in Santiago, Chile and WTCI in New York City.
I am a World Professional Association for Transgender Health member and the Executive Committee for ICP’s Psychotherapy Center for Gender & Sexuality Division. 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.
My research lab at SVA studies embodiment and trans phantoms.
One of my articles, Trans Bodies and the Failure of Mirrors, was the co-winner of the Symonds Prize from Studies in Gender and Sexuality. I have chapters included in the edited volumes Sex, Sexuality and Trans Identities and Intersectionality in the Arts Psychotherapy. My first book Theorizing Transgender Identity for Clinical Practice: A New Model for Understanding Gender from Hachette UK/Jessica Kingsley Publishers was a 2020 Lambda Literary Finalist.