Ady Ben-Israel, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with a full-time private practice in New York City. Ady is a Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist through The International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy and a Certified Gender Specialist through the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. Ady has been working in mental health with transgender and gender diverse communities since 2003. In private practice, Ady specializes in working with adults and adolescents of all genders and sexual orientations; couples in a range of relationship structures; as well as with gender diverse young children and their families. Ady has a longstanding commitment to understanding and attending to dynamics of oppression and privilege in clinical practice. Ady provides periodic trainings on gender-related clinical topics to mental health professionals.