New Clinical Guidance Offers Therapeutic Alternative To ‘Affirming’ Gender Dysphoric Youth

  • “The exploratory approach outlined here stands in contrast to the ‘gender-affirmative approach,’” the introduction to the guide reads.
  • “The affirmative approach assumes that minors presenting with a wish to live in a gender role different from their sex are transgender, and that the primary role of the therapist is to help minors transition.”
  • Therapists who abide by the affirmative approach often facilitate a social transition, which usually includes a name change and new pronouns.
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