chapter  13
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THERAPEUTIC ISSUES IN WORKING WITH TRANSGENDERED CLIENTS

To be dear, let me define some of the words associated with this subject. "Transgendcrn is an umbrella term describing the community of individuals who believe themselves either to embody the other gender within themselves or be the other gender trapped in the wrong body. These individuals span a continuum from those who have occasional need to express the part of themselves that is gender-dissonant, to those who have an unwavering conviction that their true gender differs from that which is apparent to the world.