Alex Iantaffi, PhD, MS, SEP, CST, LMFT (they/them) is a family therapist, WPATH certified gender specialist, AASECT certified sex therapist, Somatic Experiencing® practitioner, clinical supervisor and author. Alex is a founding member and past chair of the Trans and Queer Interest Network of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and current president of the Minnesota Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT). They have researched, presented and published extensively on gender, disability, sexuality, relationships, and HIV. They are a trans masculine, nonbinary, bi queer, polyamorous, disabled, Italian immigrant and parent who has been living on Dakota and Anishinaabe territories, currently known as Minnesota since 2008. Alex is the author of award-winning book Gender Trauma: Healing Cultural, Social, and Historical Gendered Trauma and co-author of the books How to Understand Your Gender: A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You Are, Life Isn’t Binary, How to Understand Your Sexuality and Hell Yeah Self-Care: A Trauma-Informed Workbook. They also host the podcast Gender Stories. You can find out more about them at
Financial: Dr. Alex Iantaffi is the co-owner of Edges Wellness Center LLC and Kinship LLC and has employment relationships with Pink Therapy and the Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca. They receive royalties as a published author. Dr. Iantaffi receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. They have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Alex Iantaffi is a member of the American Association for the Marriage and Family Therapy, the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists, and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.