Katelyn R. Regan, LCSW, LSW, MEd

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Katelyn R. Regan, LCSW, LSW, MEd, is a clinical social worker at the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Areas of Expertise: Individual and family therapy, Assessments
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Katelyn Regan, LCSW, MEd, is a clinical social worker at the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and works with transgender and gender diverse youth and their families. They provide one on one psychotherapy, conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments, connect families to trans-competent care close to home, and provide gender-affirming surgery resources and advocacy for the clinic’s families. Katelyn also provides education and training to medical, counseling and education professionals about the complexities of gender identity and how providers can become more inclusive in their respective practices.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Physiology - Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Graduate Degree

MSW, MEd in Human Sexuality - Widener University, Chester, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Social Worker




Libby, B. D., Miller, V., Regan, K. R., Gruschow, S., Hawkins, L., Dowshen, N. (2019). Communication of acceptance and support in families who have gender-variant youth. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(2), S101-S102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.10.216


Reese, J. B., Porter, L. S., Regan, K. R., Keefe, F. J., Azad, N. S., Diaz Jr, L. A., et al. (2014). A randomized pilot trial of a telephone-based couples intervention for physical intimacy and sexual concerns in colorectal cancer. Psycho-Oncology , 23 (9), 1005-13.


Reese, J. B., Finan, P. H., Haythornthwaite, J. A., Kadan, M., Regan, K. R., Herman, J. M., et al. (2013). Gastrointestinal ostomies and sexual outcomes: A comparison of colorectal cancer patients by ostomy status. Supportive Care in Cancer , 22 (2), 461-468.




Regan. K. R., Libby B. D., Dowshen N. Partnering with schools, sports teams, religious organizations, and other community-based organizations. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2018; 29(1):152-167