Dr. Francis McGivern is providing therapeutic support for Gender Dysphoria.
Gender dysphoria occurs where a person feels that they are living within a body of the wrong sex. People may be more familiar with similar terms such as:
- gender identity disorder
- gender incongruence
A person with gender dysphoria may:
- experience anxiety, uncertainty and persistently uncomfortable feelings about the gender that they were born with;
- believe that their gender identity is different from their anatomical sex (for example, a man with gender dysphoria will feel that he is more female than male even though he was born with the anatomy of a man).
Psychological support for gender dysphoria aims to help people make sense of and become content with their gender identity.