Marc Mitnick, MS, CCC-SLP, Board certified and licensed Speech, Language and Voice Pathologist, Director, Your Speech Therapist, Inc.

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Methods of Training for Male to Female Voice

| Mar 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

So you’re all dressed up and looking good as an attractive woman should but you’re too worried to go out of the house and mingle with the rest of the world for fear that your male voice will give you away. There is only one remedy for that and it requires doing a lot of work to achieve a believable feminine voice that matches your look. Speech therapist Marc Mitnick has some exercises for you. Whether you are a part time girl or a trans woman these techniques can help you find your feminine voice.

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Verbal Communication & Percieved Cultural Views of Gender

| Jan 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

Today Marc Mitnick presents the differences between the male and female verbal communication. He excerpts from Julia T Woods book, Gendered Lives: Communication, Gender and Culture. Masculine speech is used to exert control and enhance status. Feminine speech is focused on feelings and relationships. Knowing the differences is important when you cross the gender border.

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Male vs. Female Non-Verbal Communication

| Dec 19, 2016 | Comments (0)

Today Marc Mitnick, MS, CCC-SLP, Certified Speech/Voice Pathologist, has a post on the differences between male and female non-verbal — body language — communication. How often have you seen a well dressed, pretty crossdresser sit “wrong”? They look very feminine but when they sit or gesture there is something “off.” Marc explains that males and females speak a different body language. Just as their verbal communication is not the same, so is their non-verbal communication. Follow Marc’s tips to move and interact as your preferred gender.

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Voice Therapy for Trans People

| Oct 31, 2016 | Comments (0)

Marc Mitnick,MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech pathologist practicing in the South Florida areas of Broward and Palm Beach Counties. He is blogging with TGForum to provide information on how to successfully, without damage to the vocal cords, achieve the voice that matches your gender identity. He works with both FtM and MtF trans people. Today he provides an overview of how speech therapy can work for you and how to find a therapist in your area.

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New Federal Civil Rights Rules Protect Gender Transition

| Sep 26, 2016 | Comments (0)

Marc Mitnick writes about the new federal civil rights rules that protect a trans person’s right to transition. In the past health care providers have been turning away trans patients or treating them badly. Now with new regulations from the federal government any health care providers who receive federal money to subsidize their services must no discriminate against patients who fall into several categories, including being trans. Marc has all the details in his post today.

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Don’t Be Outed By Your Voice!

| Aug 29, 2016 | Comments (0)

Today we’re honored to present the first post about how to express your true gender with your voice by Marc Mitnick, MS, CCC-SLP, Board certified and licensed Speech, Language and Voice Pathologist and Director at Your Speech Therapist, Inc. Marc is based in Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach, Florida. In this first post he discusses the differences between male and female voices and how voices can be modified. We’re happy to present his expertise to our TGF readers.

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