Darlene Tando, LCSW

Darlene Tando, LCSW, has a private practice in San Diego and has been working with transgender youth/adults since 2006. She writes a blog about the many facets of gender and gender transition.  Darlene is a proponent of the Informed Consent model and believes the individual is the “expert” on one’s own gender identity.  Her role is to make the journey easier. Darlene recently authored the book The Conscious Parent’s Guide to Gender Identity: A Mindful Approach to Embracing Your Child’s Authentic Self.

Darlene’s Contributions to My Kid Is Gay

July 2018 – What Is Gender Therapy, and How Do I Find a Good Therapist for My Kid?