Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D.
Diane Ehrensaft, Ph.D. is an associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco and a developmental and clinical psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area, with a private practice in Oakland, California. She is Director of Mental Health of the Child and Adolescent Gender Center and chief psychologist at the Child and Adolescent Gender Center Clinic at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. She specializes in research, clinical work, and consultation related to gender-nonconforming children and assisted reproductive technology families, lecturing, publishing, and serving as an expert witness on both topics nationally and internationally. Dr. Ehrensaft received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan and has served on the faculty of UCSF, University of California, Berkeley, The Wright Institute, Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California, and Access Institute San Francisco. She is author of Gender Born, Gender Made, Mommies Daddies Donors, Surrogates, Building a Home Within (co-edited with Toni Heineman), Spoiling Childhood, Parenting Together, and the forthcoming book, The Gender Creative Child.