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Affirmative Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Adults

Ashley Austin, Shelley L Craig, Edward J Alessi
Psychiatric Clinics of North America 2017, 40 (1): 141-156
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Although there is growing awareness in contemporary society regarding transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) identities, transgender people continue to be highly marginalized and subject to transphobic discrimination and victimization. As a result, authentically expressing and navigating a TGNC identity can be difficult. Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals can play a key role in supporting TGNC client health and well-being through the use of trans-affirmative approaches. Trans-affirmative practice recognizes all experiences of gender as equally healthy and valuable This article focuses on transgender affirmative cognitive behavior therapy.

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