Dr Varunee

Dr Varunee

Dr Varunee

Psychiatrist: Varunee Faii Sangganjanavanich, Ph.D.

Education Background

  • Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision 2008
  • University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado


CACREP Accredited Program

  • M.S. Human Sexuality 2004
  • Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand


B.S.W. Social Work 2002

-  Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

Advanced Trainings

  • Sexuality Counseling, Institute of Health Research, Chulalongkorn University
  • Integration of Health and Social Development: Thailand’s Experience, ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University

Board Certification

- National Certified Counselor (NCC)

- Approved Counselor Supervisor (ACS)

Hospital Privileges

Ms. Sangganjanavanich earned her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Northern Colorado.

She is now an assistant professor of counseling in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her primary research focus is in the area of multicultural competencies in counseling and supervision, transgendered issues, career development and counseling, and play therapy.


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Lecture symposium @ University of Zurich hospital
Lecture symposium @ University of Zurich hospital

Lecture symposium. University of Zurich Hospital Surgery Department. Performing  Facial Feminization Surgery with U of Zurich hospital Plastic surgery Department team and Speaker for Sex Reassignment Surgery with 40 years experience. Date: April 2016.       

Geschlechtsangleichung in Thailand
Geschlechtsangleichung in Thailand

Ein Faktor gelungener Operation ist die Erregbarkeit Eine Operation gilt als gelungen, wenn sie drei Dinge erreicht: ausreichende Tiefe, gerne auch Feuchtigkeit für die sexuelle Funktion; Erregbarkeit für das Lustempfinden; und ein gutes optisches Erscheinungsbild. “Wenn sie sehr jung sind, wollen sie alles: Erregung, gutes Aussehen, und die Tiefe für die sexuelle Funktion. Je älter […]

the best gender reassignment surgeon in Asia
the best gender reassignment surgeon in Asia

VANITY FAIR Italy Magazine Dear Dr.Preecha, Preecha Aesthetic Institute Milan, the 9th of February 2016 We are working on a story about how Bangkok became a global gender change destination and while researching the story we realized that you, sir, with your pioneer work, are on of the main protagonists of this story. So it […]

How Thailand Became a Global Gender-Change Destination
How Thailand Became a Global Gender-Change Destination

October 27, 2015 By: Jason Gale (Bloomberg) Preecha, who performed Thailand’s first gender surgery in 1975, attributes the country’s popularity for the procedure to three things: “No. 1, it’s very cheap in Thailand,” he says. “No. 2, good result, and No. 3, good hospitality — they can have a side trip for tourism.” Read full […]

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Saskia ( Italian ) OR date: 24th Apr 2019 After years of worries and expectations, I am glad to finally have this surgery behind me. And I’m also glad to say that I’ve been having way too many worries in the past, my experience at PAI Preecha Aesthetic Institute has been amazing, so many nice […]