Bonifacio, H.J. and Rosenthal, S.M. (2015). Gender Variance and Dysphoria in Children and Adolescents. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 62: 1001–1016 KEY POINTS Gender nonconforming and transgender youth are seeking medical care at younger ages. Youth with gender variance are often marginalized and misunderstood by their health care providers. Mental health comorbidities in youth with gender dysphoria… read more »
Provide family, couple and individual therapy in support of Gender Independent Children and Youth. Referral to local resources and supports. Advocacy within the school system and other agencies. Education of service providers.
Mental Health Advocacy Coaching: Short term coaching to support clients in researching and following up on mental health care options. Anti-Bullying Advocacy Coaching: Working with parents of bullied kids to figure out what makes the most sense for their child and their family. I also bring an awareness of the ways in which issues like… read more »
Cynthia Galloway is a Registered Marriage & Family Therapist and a Registered Sex Therapist, helping individuals, couples and families cope with various concerns, including issues of gender identity. She supports trans individuals and their loved ones through the coming out process and real-life experience and the challenges that journey can entail. Member of WPATH
I provide one-on-one and couple counselling using an anti-oppressive feminist therapeutic model. I use client-centred interventions that focus on strength and resilience. I work with youth over 12 years old and adults. I have worked extensively with LGBTTTIQQ youth and adults as well as with their families and loved ones. I seek regular peer and… read more »