A Clinician's Guide to Gender-Affirming Care

A Clinician's Guide to Gender-Affirming Care


  • Author: Sand C. Chang, Anneliese A. Singh & lore m. dickey
  • Release Date : 2018-12-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 1899765 Bytes


Transgender and gender nonconforming (TNGC) clients have complex mental health concerns, and are more likely than ever to seek out treatment. This comprehensive resource outlines the latest research and recommendations to provide you with the requisite knowledge, skills, and awareness to treat TNGC clients with competent and affirming care.As you know, TNGC clients have different needs based on who they are in relation to the world. Written by three psychologists who specialize in working with the TGNC population, this important book draws on the perspective that there is no one-size-fits-all approach for working with TNGC clients. It offers interventions tailored to developmental stages and situational factors—for example, cultural intersections s...

A Clinician s Guide to Gender Affirming Care

A Clinician s Guide to Gender Affirming Care


  • Author : Sand C. Chang
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-12-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781684030545


A Clinician s Guide to Gender Affirming Care Book Description :

Transgender and gender nonconforming (TNGC) clients have complex mental health concerns, and are more likely than ever to seek out treatment. This comprehensive resource outlines the latest research and recommendations to provide you with the requisite knowledge, skills, and awareness to treat TNGC clients with competent and affirming care. As you know, TNGC clients have different needs based on who they are in relation to the world. Written by three psychologists who specialize in working with the TGNC population, this important book draws on the perspective that there is no one-size-fits-all approach for working with TNGC clients. It offers interventions tailored to developmental stages and situational factors—for example, cultural intersections ...

Pediatric Gender Identity

Pediatric Gender Identity


  • Author : Michelle Forcier
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-27
  • Genre: Medical
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  • ISBN 10 : 9783030389093


Pediatric Gender Identity Book Description :

This book serves as a guide to key topics regarding pediatric gender identity to help clinicians better care for transgender and gender diverse youth. Written by experts in the field, it covers critical considerations for child health providers from a variety of disciplines in a range of clinical settings. Patients, families and other community agencies can also find useful information about current practices and recommendations for care and support. The text begins by overviewing terminology, epidemiology, gender identity development, and relevant neurobiology. Next, the text focuses on the emergence of affirmative treatment paradigms using a patient-centered, consent based framework. Topics include psychotherapeutic support, gender-affirming medica...

A Clinician   s Guide to Gender Identity and Body Image

A Clinician s Guide to Gender Identity and Body Image


  • Author : Heidi Dalzell
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-01-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784509712


A Clinician s Guide to Gender Identity and Body Image Book Description :

This accessible guide for clinicians and clinical students working in the fields of eating disorders and transgender health psychology offers useful tips, constructive case studies and reflective questions that enable readers to feel better equipped in supporting their clients' needs. The book addresses the clinical challenges a therapist may encounter, and provides advice on the key issues involved in therapeutic work with transgender, non-binary and gender-expansive clients, including trauma, minority stress, coming out, family support, appearance and body changes. This book will inspire clinicians to bridge the disconnect between the clinical criteria for eating disorders and the type of eating disorder manifesting in a client with co-occurring ge...

Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth

Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth


  • Author : Aron Janssen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319783079


Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth Book Description :

This unique resource offers an in-depth, comprehensive look at different types of mental health needs of transgender and gender diverse youth, how these intersect with gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation, and provides practical information on how to ethically, responsibly, and sensitively care for these patients. Affirmative Mental Health Care for Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth: A Clinical Guide begins with three introductory chapters which contain practical information regarding assessment, psychological interventions, and the potential medical and surgical interventions that are indicated for youth with gender identity concerns. The remaining chapters are illustrated by multiple cases build around overarching chapter th...

The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook

The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook


  • Author : Anneliese A. Singh
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-02-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781626259485


The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook Book Description :

How can you build unshakable confidence and resilience in a world still filled with ignorance, inequality, and discrimination? The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook will teach you how to challenge internalized negative messages, handle stress, build a community of support, and embrace your true self. Resilience is a key ingredient for psychological health and wellness. It’s what gives people the psychological strength to cope with everyday stress, as well as major setbacks. For many people, stressful events may include job loss, financial problems, illness, natural disasters, medical emergencies, divorce, or the death of a loved one. But if you are queer or gender non-conforming, life stresses may also include discrimination in housing and ...

Counseling Transgender and Non Binary Youth

Counseling Transgender and Non Binary Youth


  • Author : Irwin Krieger
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-07-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784504823


Counseling Transgender and Non Binary Youth Book Description :

There are growing numbers of youth who identify as transgender, and as a result, clinicians and counselors are in need of an informed resource that covers the basics of gender identity and expression. This book responds to that need by setting out clear advice and support on working with transgender and non-binary youth with regard to their identity, mental health, personal and family life and their medical and social transition as well as offering additional resources and reading lists. Along with the basic information needed to understand transgender clients, Irwin Krieger applies this general knowledge to work with transgender teens at what can be the most critical and problematic stage in a trans person's life. Specifically, issues of gender iden...

You and Your Gender Identity

You and Your Gender Identity


  • Author : Dara Hoffman-Fox
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781510723078


You and Your Gender Identity Book Description :

Are you wrestling with questions surrounding your gender that just don’t seem to go away? Do you want answers to questions about your gender identity, but aren’t sure how to get started? In this groundbreaking guide, Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC—accomplished gender therapist and thought leader whose articles, blogs, and videos have empowered thousands worldwide—helps you navigate your journey of self-discovery in three approachable stages: preparation, reflection, and exploration. In You and Your Gender Identity, you will learn: Why understanding your gender identity is core to embracing your full being How to sustain the highs and lows of your journey with resources, connection, and self-care How to uncover and move through your feelings of fear, l...

Transgender Health

Transgender Health


  • Author : Benjamin Vincent
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-06-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784504755


Transgender Health Book Description :

The number of people coming out as transgender continues to rise, and this book shows healthcare and medical practitioners how to deliver excellent primary and secondary care to gender diverse patients. This guide provides accessible and practical advice on tailoring the social and ethical aspects of practice to the needs of each individual. Beyond setting out how clinical procedures should work for gender reassignment, it explains how to use language and pronouns in a respectful way, provides information on transgender services and resources, and offers insights into the challenges commonly faced by transgender people in both medical and social contexts. Based on cutting edge research and the lived experience of the author as a non-binary person, th...

Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery

Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery


  • Author : Randi Ettner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-20
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317514602


Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery Book Description :

A practical guide to state-of-the-art treatments and health care knowledge about gender diverse persons, this second edition of Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery presents the foremost international specialists offering their knowledge on the wide spectrum of issues encountered by gender diverse individuals. In this handy text, professionals of all types can get important information about various aspects of transgender health care for a full spectrum of clients, from childhood to advanced age. Key topics addressed include medical and surgical issues, mental health issues, fertility, the coming out process, and preventive care. This essential text is extensively referenced and illustrated, and instructs both novice and experienced practit...

Theorizing Transgender Identity for Clinical Practice

Theorizing Transgender Identity for Clinical Practice


  • Author : S.J. Langer
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-01-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784506421


Theorizing Transgender Identity for Clinical Practice Book Description :

Providing new approaches for exploring gender identity and expression, this book is ideal for clinical practice with transgender and gender nonconforming/diverse clients. Importantly, it moves beyond the medical model to advance an understanding of transgender subjectivity as a natural variation of gender in humans. The book deepens understanding of the developmental trajectory of trans and gender non-conforming individuals over their lifespan, before and beyond transition, by offering new theories on gender. Drawing on theories from a range of different fields including psychoanalysis, philosophy, neuroscience, consciousness studies, trauma therapy, sex therapy, gender theory, disability studies and trans studies, it illustrates how informed clinica...