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Endocrinology Clinic / Gender Dysphoria Program, BC Children’s Hospital

In 1998, our clinic began seeing transgender and gender-questioning youth and young adults, and we now have one of the busiest clinics in North America. At BCCH, our team (Endocrinologist, Endocrine Nurse Clinician, and Social Worker/Counsellor)—working in partnership with BCCH and community mental health professionals (Psychiatrists and Psychologists) and the BC Transgender Clinical Care Group—functions as… read more »

Ambrose Kirby – Private Practice

As a psychotherapist I work with people to make the change they want in their lives. Together, we focus on creating solidarity, legitimacy, community, and hope. I am particularly engaged in work with people related to transition, trauma, the violence of oppression, strengths building, and surviving and thriving beyond psychiatry. In addition to extensive work… read more »

Counseling and Advocacy With Transgendered and Gender-Variant Persons in Schools and Families
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Nontraditional gender identity and expression have been ignored or pathologized in most school, agency, and family counseling settings. Transgender oppression is based on ignorance and fear of difference. Suggestions are given for counseling and advocacy using transgender and gender-variant persons’ strengths as a challenge to pathology-based frameworks.