Denise Medico is a Professor in the Sexology Department at Université du Québec à Montréal. Her research activities aim to develop better understanding of trans and non binary people needs and to improve clinical interventions. In her practice as a psychotherapist, she has progressively turned to an integrative relational and affirmative perspective in her work with individuals and couples.
Before coming to Montreal, she practiced for 15 years as a clinician, in Switzerland. There, she co-founded the Agnodice Fondation, an NGO dedicated to the development of health and social trans-affirmative practices. She teaches sexual therapy and provides clinical supervision to trainees in Canada, Switzerland, Belgium and Italy. She is also a member of the scientific committee of the World Association for Sexual Health (WAS).