Vocal Coach and Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in Austin, Texas 512-466-5013
Female to Male
Are you looking to sound more masculine? Does your voice cause you discomfort? You may be in need of voice therapy. Transgender men are often told that they do not need voice therapy due to hormone replacement. But whether you’ve gone through hormone replacement therapy or not, voice therapy is very effective in helping you find and build your voice.
Male to Female
Do you want to sound more feminine? Are you self-conscious about they way you sound? Are you straining your voice to get a higher pitch? Hormone replacement therapy for transgender women doesn’t alter the voice in the same way that it does for transgender men. Voice feminization therapy can greatly improve your quality of life by helping you to discover the voice within and build your communication confidence.
As a speech language pathologist and vocal coach, I provide voice and communication training and look at a variety of aspects of communication, including vocal pitch, intonation and resonance, and nonverbal communication.
Assessment will involve the collection of a case history and medical history, and assessment of voice and language. It is important for us to eliminate any vocal abusive behaviors resulting from changes in pitch and volume, which can lead to vocal nodules or other voice problems.
In therapy we will focus on the following: