Reid Vanderburgh

  • Reid Vanderburgh is a retired therapist, living in Portland, Oregon. He received his MA in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University’s Graduate School for Holistic Studies in 2001. During his career as a therapist, he worked with over 450 clients, helping them answer the question, “How do I want to live my life?”, in the context of gender identity. He now works as a writer, educator, and consultant on issues pertaining to trans identity. Reid is a transman who began his transformative process in 1995.

    Reid is the author of Transition and Beyond: Observations on Gender Identity, now in its second edition. His second book Journeys of Transformation: Stories from the Acronym was published in October of 2014 He is also the author of the article “Appropriate Therapeutic Care for Families with Pre-Pubescent Trans/Gender-Dissonant Children” (Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 2009) and “The Story of Diana, Daniel, and Mary” (International Journal of Childbirth Education, 2012). In addition, Reid has authored several book chapters in addition to publishing numerous brief articles on his website.