Licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in private practice, providing in-office and Skype/FaceTime sessions. Provider of individual and couples psychotherapy/sex therapy to men, women, adolescents and children within the Trans/ ***QUILTBAG***/genderqueer community, sex workers and their clients. Licensed in California and New York. Proprietor of Southern California Transgender Counseling.
Certified Sex Therapist (AASECT), Certified as a gender affirmative therapist and member of World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH), Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS), California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT), International Academy of Sex Research (IASR).
I have assisted more than 500 transgender individuals of all ages in their transitions,from social transition at school/on the job, to Gender Confirming Surgery and post-transition issues. I also counsel SOFFAs (significant others, family, friends, allies) to help support their loved one in transition,. I provide couples therapy as well as counseling to non-traditional partnerships, e.g., consensual non-monogamy, polyamorous relationships, and legal three-parent families. I support “sexual minorities,” including BDSM/Kink communities and am able to provide counseling to partners in a D/S relationship.
I was not born in the United States and immigrated alone at the age of 20. The therapy and counseling I provide take racial, ethnic and cultural diversities into consideration. I speak Spanish.
***QUILTBAG = Acronym of Queer/Questioning, Undecided, Intersex, Lesbian, Trans (Transgender/Transsexual), Bisexual, Asexual, and/or Gay/Genderqueer.
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