Therapy With Families During and After Parental Gender Transition

This entry describes therapy with families during and after parental gender transition. Specifically, it focuses on therapy with parents who transition after they already have children, as well as therapy with those children. It provides an introduction to parental gender transition and addresses some of the reasons families seek therapy during this time, how family therapy can help, what factors influence the success of therapy, and best practices for therapists who work with transgender parents and their families.

Understanding Parental Gender Transition

Parental gender transition is a process not only for the transgender parent but for their family as well. Society prepares people and provides supports for many different stressful events, including deaths, divorce, and illness. Although those events are rarely expected, society gives people a ...

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