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female
to Male
Voice

Crafting your
masculinity

Every man deserves his true voice to resonate. Our goal is to help you proclaim, 'This is the real me!' with confidence and authenticity.
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We are Speech-Language Pathologists With A Mission to masculinize voices!

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The Importance of Voice Therapy for female-to-male Individuals

Your voice is an intrinsic part of your identity. For many on the female-to-male (FtM) journey, aligning your voice with your true gender identity is a pivotal step. While testosterone can lead to some vocal changes, it might not always provide the depth or resonance desired, especially if started after puberty. This is where voice therapy becomes essential for you.

Voice therapy isn't solely about pitch modification. It's a holistic approach that takes into account resonance, intonation, speech patterns, and even nonverbal cues. The aim isn't just to sound 'masculine', but to discover an authentic voice that truly resonates with who you are, ensuring you feel recognized and affirmed in every conversation.

Our Treatment Approach

Vocalic Language

Vocalic language refers to the vocal characteristics and nuances that go beyond mere word choice, encompassing aspects like pitch, resonance, and vocal fold closure tension (weight). These vocal qualities play a significant role in gender expression, often signaling masculinity even before specific words are recognized. For transmen, aligning their vocalic language with their identified gender can be pivotal for feeling authentically represented and avoiding misgendering in daily interactions.

Verbal Language

Verbal language includes the words we select, the expressions we utilize, and the speech rhythms we integrate into our communication. Cultural and societal norms frequently align specific ways of speaking with masculinity. In the realm of gender expression, grasping these verbal subtleties is crucial. By adopting masculine verbal language, transmen and transboys can amplify their authentic self-representation, nurturing a more profound sense of alignment and affirmation in social exchanges.

Nonverbal Language

Nonverbal language encompasses the gestures, facial expressions, and body language that accompany our words, and it holds a significant yet understated influence in transmitting gender signals. For female-to-male individuals, harmonizing nonverbal communication with their identified gender can significantly affect the perception of their voice and overall masculinity. The assertive stance, the manner in which one positions their arms, or the cadence of a gesture can either bolster or counteract the masculinity of the voice, making proficiency in nonverbal signals vital in comprehensively presenting one's genuine self.

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How do we start?

Initial Consultation

The first step in the voice transformation journey is the initial consultation. This foundational meeting allows us to truly understand your goals, aspirations, and current voice baseline. It's a space for open dialogue, where concerns are addressed, and a roadmap for the journey ahead is jointly visualized. By gauging where you are starting from, we're better equipped to guide you to where you wish to be.
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Personalized Treatment Plan

Recognizing that every transman's journey and desired outcome is unique, we prioritize crafting a tailored treatment plan for each client. Drawing from a comprehensive toolkit of techniques and strategies, we ensure the approach resonates with your specific needs and goals. This personalized touch ensures that the voice therapy experience is as effective as it is transformative.
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Progress Tracking

The path to voice alignment is a dynamic one, and regular check-ins are essential to gauge how well we're navigating it. Through periodic assessments, we monitor the strides made and areas needing more focus. This continuous feedback loop allows for real-time adjustments to the treatment plan, ensuring that the journey remains aligned with your evolving goals and achieves the desired outcomes.
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Our Promise:

We will treat you with kindness and respect.

We will care about you for who you are.

We will recognize that you are on a journey.

We will move at your pace.

We will support you emotionally.
Seth Koster, M.S. CCC-SLP

Seth Koster, M.S. CCC-SLP

About 10 years ago a dear friend of mine came to me because they were transitioning. At that time there was very little information about gender affirming voice therapy.

They knew I was a Speech-Language Pathologist and asked me to help with their voice. As I saw the hardships my friend faced, I knew that they, and you, deserve gold standard care.

Today you get the benefit of access to truly qualified speech therapy with a laser focus on gender affirming voice treatment.ᅠ

You can have the voice you want! Whether you are FTM (trans man), MTF (trans woman), non-binary, gender fluid, agender, androgynous, or any other gender, you voice should be true to you!
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Seth Koster, M.S. CCC-SLP

Seth Koster, M.S. CCC-SLP

About 10 years ago a dear friend of mine came to me because they were transitioning. At that time there was very little information about gender affirming voice therapy.

They knew I was a Speech-Language Pathologist and asked me to help with their voice. As I saw the hardships my friend faced, I knew that they, and you, deserve gold standard care.

Today you get the benefit of access to truly qualified speech therapy with a laser focus on gender affirming voice treatment. 

You can have the voice you want! Whether you are FTM (trans man), MTF (trans woman), non-binary, gender fluid, agender, androgynous, or any other gender, you voice should be true to you!
Book a Free Consultation

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”

― Dalai Lama XIV

Watch a Deep Dive into FTM Voice

In this video Seth Koster talks to Voice Actor “Gracen” (real name hidden for privacy) about how voice works and how My Trans Voice can help.

We work with all gender voice transitions including non-binary and gender fluid transitions. Whether you want to find your One True Voice or just develop the tools to allow your voice to match your gender expression from moment to moment, reach out to see how we can help you.

Featured Clinicians & Staff

Estefania Moreno, M.S. CCC-SLP

Estefania Moreno, M.S. CCC-SLP

Estefania Moreno is a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist who is fluent in Spanish. She received her master’s and bachelor’s degree attending CUNY Lehman College in NYC and received her bilingual extension at Teachers College, Columbia University. Over the past ten years, she has worked in early intervention, school, clinical, and teletherapy settings as a clinician to increase and broaden her skills.  Estefania’s priority is creating a comfortable and effective environment where she can guide her clients to reach their communication goals!
Estefania Moreno, M.S. CCC-SLP

Estefania Moreno, M.S. CCC-SLP

Estefania Moreno is a Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist who is fluent in Spanish. She received her master’s and bachelor’s degree attending CUNY Lehman College in NYC and received her bilingual extension at Teachers College, Columbia University. Over the past ten years, she has worked in early intervention, school, clinical, and teletherapy settings as a clinician to increase and broaden her skills.  Estefania’s priority is creating a comfortable and effective environment where she can guide her clients to reach their communication goals!
Allison Elwell, M.S. CCC-SLP

Allison Elwell, M.S. CCC-SLP

Allison is a Speech-Language Pathologist. She earned her bachelor's degree in Anthropology in 2012, and her master's degree in Communication Disorders in 2016. That same year, she also earned a certificate of advanced graduate study in Children with Special Healthcare Needs. Since then, she has helped hundreds of adults and children to better communicate, in the ways that suit them best. Allison has also taught for a university at the graduate level, contributing her experiences and knowledge to future Speech-Language Pathologists. Her greatest joy in her work comes from connecting with clients and seeing them feel more comfortable in their own skin.
Allison Elwell, M.S. CCC-SLP

Allison Elwell, M.S. CCC-SLP

Allison is a Speech-Language Pathologist. She earned her bachelor's degree in Anthropology in 2012, and her master's degree in Communication Disorders in 2016. That same year, she also earned a certificate of advanced graduate study in Children with Special Healthcare Needs. Since then, she has helped hundreds of adults and children to better communicate, in the ways that suit them best. Allison has also taught for a university at the graduate level, contributing her experiences and knowledge to future Speech-Language Pathologists. Her greatest joy in her work comes from connecting with clients and seeing them feel more comfortable in their own skin.
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Emiko Lee, Writer

Emiko was born and raised in both Okinawa, Japan until she moved with her family to Los Angeles, CA when she was in high school. Emiko has been drawn to the field of Gender Affirming Care ever since she started to explore herself and her own identity in high school. She is a tireless advocate for trans rights and loves connecting deeply with her clients. When not working, she can be found drinking coffee and playing with her two ferrets, Wilbur and Lulu.
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Emiko Lee, Writer

Emiko was born and raised in both Okinawa, Japan until she moved with her family to Los Angeles, CA when she was in high school. Emiko has been drawn to the field of Gender Affirming Counseling ever since she started to explore herself and her own identity in high school. She is a tireless advocate for trans rights and loves connecting deeply with her clients. When not working, she can be found drinking coffee and playing with her two ferrets, Wilbur and Lulu.
Confidential
I am FTM and my voice was very high. I wanted to make my voice lower and Seth helped me with that. He also showed me how to change my way of talking like making sure my voice isn’t just low but also sounds masculine.
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Confidential
My voice was totally wrong!

I love doing my make up and wearing cute outfits and I am totally passing but as soon as I opened my mouth it would all fall apart! It’s a long process but now I feel like I am closer to really being myself! I love my new voice!
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Confidential
Keri makes sure I always feel safe. Some days I even just need to talk and she always listens. I have a lot of depression and anxiety and some times I just can’t work hard and Keri never makes me feel bad when I don’t do my homework. She understands.
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