Darlene Tando is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a private practice in San Diego. She earned her Masters in Social Work at San Diego State University with an emphasis in Children, Youth, and Families. She began working with transgender clients in 2006 and a large part of her practice is now working with gender-expansive/transgender youth and adults. Darlene believes the individual is the “expert” on one's own gender identity. For more information about Darlene's work in the gender field, please visit her blog at www.darlenetandogenderblog.com.