However, there are more males seeking to be identified as women than there are women wanting to change gender identification.Many transgendered individuals, however, are not interested in undergoing hormone treatment or changes in anatomy.Our role is to assist in the process of discovering and implementing those solutions.We have learned by doing our own individual and group work how important it is to "walk the talk".It continues to surprise me that there is such a need and a call for the presentation.
We get invited to the smaller district meetings as well and lately, hospitals and facilities have been inviting us out to do this as an educational program for them as part of their in service education.
The transgendered population brings with it a whole different mindset about gender issues and has a language of its own not normally encountered by psychologists.
She said, “Do not be afraid to apologize about using the wrong terms when dealing with the transgendered population.” Psychologists should also become aware of the legal implications in working with the transgender population and seeking advice and guidance from an attorney is always a good idea.
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