Tag Archives: Transgender

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and the Transgender community

As a therapist who practices SFBT & specializes in work with the LGBT community, I’d say that about 20-25% of the clients that I see every week, identify as Transgender. I have come to discover that working in a solution-focused … Continue reading

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The Pendulum

I often use scales in my sessions with clients. Both as a way to identify current placement compared to one’s ‘preferred future’ and as a measure of progress. With the scales that I use, 10 is always the ‘destination’ as … Continue reading

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Taking the Wheel…

Sometimes with my gay and lesbian clients who come in as individuals, there is some relationship in their life that is a struggle for them, and they’re hoping to be able to do something different to help that relationship get … Continue reading

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Details Details Details…

Sometimes I have a client in front of me who has a preferred future that is literally, necessarily, years away from becoming a full reality.  For example, this is especially true with individuals who newly identify as transgender. When they … Continue reading

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The Impacts of Coming Out

Coming out as gay or lesbian is a process, and it means different things to each individual who goes through it.  When a client comes into my office struggling with the coming out process, I typically take them through an … Continue reading

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