Changing Sex or Changing Minds: Specialist Psychotherapy and Transsexuality

@article{Hakeem2008ChangingSO,
  title={Changing Sex or Changing Minds: Specialist Psychotherapy and Transsexuality},
  author={Az Hakeem},
  journal={Group Analysis},
  year={2008},
  volume={41},
  pages={182 - 196}
}
  • Az Hakeem
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Group Analysis
  • Hormones and surgery are the mainstay of treatments available routinely for transsexual patients in the UK. The condition and approach to it by mental health professionals are explored within the paper by the author who has run a specialist psychotherapy service for patients with gender dysphoria for eight years at The Portman Clinic in London. In the paper he describes the challenges posed by the therapist in treating these patients and important factors in the treatment to enable… CONTINUE READING

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