True selves: understanding transsexualism... : for family, friends, coworkers, and helping professionals
Combines authoritative information and humanitarian insight into the transsexual experience
Filled with wisdom and understanding, this groundbreaking book paints a vivid portrait of conflicts transsexuals face on a daily basis--and the courage they must summon as they struggle to reveal their true being to themselves and others. True Selves offers valuable guidance for those who are struggling to understand these people and their situations.
Using real life stories, actual letters, and other compelling examples, the authors give a clear understanding of what it means to be transsexual. They also give other useful advice, including how to deal compassionately with these commonly misunderstood individuals--by keeping an open heart, communicating fears, pain and support, respecting choices.
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Review: True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism-For Families, Friends, Coworkers, and Helping ProfessionalsUser Review - Judd - Goodreads
One of the best books available to help significant others, family and close friends understand. Read full review
Review: True Selves: Understanding Transsexualism-For Families, Friends, Coworkers, and Helping ProfessionalsUser Review - Aniru Thomas - Goodreads
It was a insightful book, but I wish the author would've clarified how she was going to address the patients throughout the book. It appeared that she kept switching the way she would address the ... Read full review
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Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression in Social Work Practice: Working ...
Deana F. Morrow,Lori Messinger
No preview available - 2006