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Intimate World of Transgender Individuals and Their Partners: Transgender Identity and Sexual Identity in Couples Therapy
Description: The purpose of this presentation is to closely examine clinical work with transgender individuals (FTM and MTF) and their intimate partners. The demanding process of transition evolves gender identity formation as well as sexual identity formation. The presentation explores conceptualization of gender identity and sexual identity, a relationship between sexual identity and sexual orientation, and new trends in sex therapy with transgender individuals and their partners that contribute to a resilience of the intimate couple.
Objective(s): At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to: Discuss stages of gender identity formation, sexual identity formation, and effective sex therapy with transgender individuals and their intimate partners.