Counseling and Mental Health Care for Transgender Adults and Loved Ones

@article{Bockting2006CounselingAM,
  title={Counseling and Mental Health Care for Transgender Adults and Loved Ones},
  author={Walter O. Bockting and Gail Knudson and Joshua M. Goldberg},
  journal={International Journal of Transgenderism},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={35 - 82}
}
SUMMARY Increasingly, transgender individuals and loved ones (partners, family, and friends) are seeking assistance from mental health professionals working in the community rather than in university or hospital-based gender identity clinics. Drawing on published literature specific to transgender mental health, interviews with expert clinicians, the authors' clinical experience, and three key guiding principles (a transgender-affirmative approach, client-centered care, and a commitment to harm… Expand

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