Dr. Molly Fechter-Leggett, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

About Dr. Fechter-Leggett

Dr. Fechter-Leggett is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with 15 years experience working with transgender and gender-diverse children, adolescents and adults. She has provided: individual, group and family psychotherapy; consultation for hormones and surgery; provided clinical supervision to therapists new to gender affirming care; taught in doctoral programs; and provided professional education, training, and consultation in various clinical and medical settings. She is currently the LGBTQ+ Program Manager at WVU Medicine and is leading an initiative to transform WVU Medicine into a leader in gender-affirming care.



Dr. Fechter-Leggett is currently not accepting new patients.

  • Individual and Family Psychotherapy for TGD children, adolescents, and adults
  • Consultation for referral letter for transition care (hormones, surgery)
  • Telehealth services
  • WPATH Member


  • Integration of gender-affirming care into healthcare settings
  • Mental health services for transgender and gender diverse youth and families
  • LGBTQ+ affirming foster care full spectrum service delivery
  • Addressing needs of transgender and gender diverse sexual assault victims
  • Medical curriculum development of transgender and gender diverse patient care
  • Clinical supervision


Examples of trainings given in the last year:

  • Transgender 101
  • Creating a Transgender Affirming Space
  • Health Disparities of Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients and Strategies to Address Them
  • Trans Trauma
  • Supporting Transgender Employees
  • Affirmative Mental Health for Transgender and Gender Diverse Kids
  • Transgender Patients and Sexual Assault Exams
  • Writing Letters in Support of Gender Affirming Medical Care


If you are looking for gender-affirming care through WVU Medicine and need help finding a provider, please email transhealth@wvumedicine.org.