Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-Variant People and Their Families
Explore an ecological strength-based framework for the treatment of gender-variant clients
This comprehensive book provides you with a clinical and theoretical overview of the issues facing transgendered/transsexual people and their families. Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-Variant People and Their Families views assessment and treatment through a nonpathologizing lens that honors human diversity and acknowledges the role of oppression in the developmental process of gender identity formation.
Specific sections of Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-Variant People and Their Families address the needs of gender-variant people as well as transgender children and youth. The issues facing gender-variant populations who have not been the focus of clinical care, such as intersexed people, female-to-male transgendered people, and those who identify as bigendered, are also addressed.
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Theoretical Understandings of Transgenderism
Diagnosis and Assessment
Appendix A The International Classification of Diseases Tenth Revision Definition of Transsexualism
Appendix B Common Intersexed Conditions
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