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Posted by beachtraveler9 - 16-Feb-2019, 11:59 PM
Can anyone please recommend a neutral therapist or psychiatrist in the Portland, Oregon area? We're only finding gender therapists and affirming practitioners and 15 is the legal age of consent for medical in Oregon. This is 9 months old for us and previously NO signs of gender issues. We're not phobic, but concerned about this wave of FTM in teens! We need help, badly. We've seen a reputable psychologist who did an evaluation and dx anxiety, depression (both mild), and ADHD. Our teen is also verbally gifted but not so much in writing, so the IQ piece was difficult to ascertain. Verbally it was Mensa range (136). I don't really understand the difference, but I guess there are multiple components that go into IQ. Whether or not it's related I don't know, but it makes it extremely difficult to engage with our teen since they're so verbally gifted. You can't change their mind. Sadly, the psychologist doesn't do therapy and didn't know of anyone in our area who was could really dive into what the issues are. If we rule everything else out and we're left with gender dysphoria only, we'll accept that and be supportive, but we need to know that this isn't something else being mislabeled by this trend and trans affirming therapists.

Can anyone in Oregon help?
Posted by Jjames999 - 14-Feb-2019, 12:05 AM
Looking for a therapist in the Tampa/Lithia/Valrico/Brandon FL area, 18 year old. Experience with Autism a plus. Also need a Psychiatrist.
Posted by Marge Bouvier Simpson - 13-Feb-2019, 01:37 AM
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Looking for Therapist in Tampa/Lithia/Valrico FL. Autism knowledge helpful. Also Psychiatrist.

Hello, guest. 

I urge you to register as a member of the forum and post your therapist request in the members-only area, where you will likely get a better response, as other members will be able to message you privately.

You'll find a lot of advice and support, as well, from like-minded parents in situations similar to yours. You are not alone.

Hope to see you inside. Take care.
Posted by - 12-Feb-2019, 10:13 PM
Looking for Therapist in Tampa/Lithia/Valrico FL. Autism knowledge helpful. Also Psychiatrist.
Posted by puzzled - 05-Feb-2019, 03:11 PM
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Looking for a therapist in the Chicago area. Any resources would be appreciated!

Me too. DM me with any leads.
Posted by - 04-Feb-2019, 12:39 AM
Looking for a therapist in the Chicago area. Any resources would be appreciated!
Posted by AccountableDocs - 02-Feb-2019, 07:27 PM
CTparents and Rangie. Do not go near Yale. Our pediatrician referred us to them (she knew my daughter for years) for a consult and after one appt they recommended hormone therapy to a 15yo. Refused to discuss her medical background, childhood trauma, co-existing conditions eg ADHD,, talk to her psychiatrist, etc. If you find someone - I’d be interested, too!
Posted by Rangie - 01-Feb-2019, 02:50 AM
Same story as everyone else. Socially reserved 15 year old daughter suddenly comes to me claiming to be trans. No prior behavior.

Looking for a referral in Southeastern CT or Southern RI area. Thanks!
Posted by CTparents - 01-Feb-2019, 01:18 AM
We are looking for a therapist in the NY/CT area who can help our child. Thanks!
Posted by - 15-Jan-2019, 01:32 AM

We are looking for a gender critical therapist in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area. Anyone have any referrals?

15 year daughter ROGD, current therapists did not want to help, now daughter is 16 years old and we are back looking for new therapist. I feel like we lost a year of finding the root cause of any underlying issues.

Concerned Mom
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