Transgender Adolescents and Their Parents

A Group Approach to Transition
By Nicolas Rabain, Benjamin Farrow

The author presents a new group approach which consists in bringing together transgender adolescents and their parents. After having specified to whom these groups are addressed and how they function, the author illustrates how work surrounding questions about trans identity is fostered for each group of participants, as well as the interest of bringing together teenagers and their parents in multi-family and intergenerational sessions.


  • adolescence
  • hormonal transition
  • intergenerational
  • multi-family psychoanalysis
  • social transition
  • transidentity
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