Term Gender Identity Counseling
Code RP-1400.8000-260
Definition Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance in a variety of settings for individuals whose gender identity is not in harmony with their birth assignment, and who may have a desire to change their biological sexual characteristics to conform physically with their perception of self and want to explore their options including hormone replacement therapy, gender transition and/or reassignment through surgery.
Created 5/26/11
Changed 7/26/18
Use References Transgender Counseling
Transsexual Counseling
See Also References Gay Straight Alliances (PS-8200.2350)
Gender Reassignment Surgery (LT-1985)
LGBTQ2+ Advocacy Groups (TD-1600.3100-400)
LGBTQ2+ Helplines (RP-1500.1400-400)
LGBTQ2+ Support Groups (PN-8100.4500-400)
Transgender Body Image Resources (PH-8500)
Transgender Hormone Therapy (LT-8950)
External Classification Terms Counseling (NTE F60)
Counseling (UW 7.1.01.01)
Mental Health (ACH L-01)
Mental Health/Addictions (CAN MH-500)
Mental Health/Addictions (AIRS MH-500)
Sexual & Gender Identity Disorders (NPC F03.18)
Specialized Counseling (NPC F06)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
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