Author Bio

Stephanie Budge (she/her) primarily works with Two-spirit, trans, and nonbinary people with regard to research and clinical work. She is an associate professor in the Department of Counseling Psychology and the director of the Advancing Health Equity and Diversity program in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the founding member of the Trans CARE Collaborative. Her research focuses on improving of medical and psychotherapy treatments (and access to care) for Two-spirit, trans, and nonbinary (2STNB) clients. She provides clinical trainings nationally and internationally related to LGBTQ issues, focusing on practitioners’ self-efficacy, knowledge, awareness, and skills. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she promotes 2STNB advocacy on campus by providing workshops to students, faculty, and staff related to navigating gender identity within a university environment. As a licensed psychologist, she provides pro-bono therapy to 2STNB youth and adults. Stephanie is currently an Associate Editor of two journals: Psychotherapy and Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. She is also on the editorial board of the International Journal of Transgender Health. Stephanie enjoys going on hikes with her wife and toddler, cooking (especially anything with potatoes), and rappelling down waterfalls.

Articles by Stephanie L. Budge, Ph.D.