Author Archives: Dr. Joy Musser

Speaking Pitch

110Hz vs. 220 Hz These numbers represent the average speaking pitch of cis males, as compared to that of cis females. Pitch is measured by how many times per second our vocal folds vibrate, and is measured in Hertz (Hz). … Read More

Supreme Court Rules Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Workers – New York Times

The court said the language of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. From the New York Times: WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that a landmark … Read More

Developing an authentic feminine voice

If you’re a transfemale and interested in improving your voice, I can help! Many clients I see have already attempted voice modification in some way. Many feel that their voice is not authentic, or say that they’re still perceived as … Read More

Voice: A Reflection of your True Self

I hear this from trans women all too often and find it to be closely intertwined with gender dysphoria. If you’re struggling with finding your voice that truly reflects who you are, voice therapy can help!

Your voice, your truth

Let your voice be a reflection of who you are! Surgery is not needed to achieve a feminine voice. Voice therapy will help you develop your true voice.

#Pride2020

Today marks the beginning of Pride Month, and now more than ever, is a time to come together in support, celebration, and a unified push towards equality.

Voice-Gender Congruence

Achieving voice-gender congruence is a common goal for many trans women. Often, there’s a disconnect between how you present and how you want to sound, and voice therapy can help! Using vocal exercises and learning the nuances of feminine communication … Read More

Achieving the desired feminine voice

Achieving the desired feminine voice is so much more than speaking at a higher pitch. In our voice sessions, we’ll look at all aspects of voice, and those critical aspects of communication that contribute to being read as female.

It’s More Than Pitch

“It’s more than pitch” is something I find myself saying a lot when working with clients on voice feminization. Pitch is important, yes, but feminizing all aspects of communication makes a far greater impact on how a person is perceived. … Read More

What does telepractice look like?

Tele-sessions are private, flexible, and convenient. I like to schedule short “meet & greet” sessions to try it out together before our first appointment. Contact me to get yours scheduled!