Testimonials

About On The Couch With Dr. Angello: A Guide to Raising & Supporting Transgender Youth

“‘On the Couch with Dr. Angello’ is an absolute essential read for those interested in providing empathic and thorough care for gender non-conforming youth. Dr. Angello’s book is a reflection of herself – thoughtful, compassionate and visionary.” -Johanna Olson, MD

“Dr. Angello is that friend and mentore who always helps unravel the toughest of problems when it comes to supporting transgender children. I have worked with her for years and she is my go to person. In her book she captures the warm, down to earth style I have come to love and respect. Every parent, counselor and educator should have this brilliantly insightful handbook in their library.” -Kim Pearson, Co-founder & Education Director, TransYouth Family Allies

“This book is my new prescription for parents of transgender youth. Comprehensive, succinct and from the heart, Dr. Angello has gone beyond the nuts and bolts and shown us the ‘art’ of therapy.” -Dr. Christine McGinn, Plastic Surgeon

“Dr. Angello is an experienced, no-nonsense therapist with a passion for service to families with transgender children. Her work illuminates the issues transgender children and youth face–along with their parents and the systems that support them–and offers practical guidelines for supporting these children, helping to ensure they can grow up emotionally healthy and ready for productive, rewarding lives.” -Jamison Green, PhD, author of Becoming a Visible Man

“Michele Angello has written a necessary, important book that will be invaluable to anyone who cares about transgender youth.” -Andrew Solomon, author of Far From the Tree

This accessible guide will be a welcome companion to parents, pastors, and all those who seek to ground our unconditional love in practical understanding and professional insight. Dr Angello’s clinical expertise is formidable, but it is her compassion and empathy that make this book truly brilliant as a resource for navigating the challenges and opportunities of journeying with “gender creative” youth.” -Chris Paige, Founder of Transfaith Online