Gender Dysphoria: Emerging Teen Challenges

Clare isthe founder of Rowe & Associates Child and Family Psychology. As anEducational and Developmental Psychologist she specialises in paediatricpsychology including assessment and diagnosis of childhood disorders such asADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, learning disorders and giftedness. She hasextensive experience in the treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety anddepression, and parental training in behavioural management with oppositionalbehavioural difficulties.

 Clare specialises incommon challenging behavioural difficulties and is passionate about empoweringadults to be calm and confident parents through practical and hands on support.

The last 10 years has seen an exponential risein the diagnosis of Gender Dysphoria in children and adolescents, many of themgoing on to identify as Transgender. The treatment deemed best practice overthat time has been 'Gender affirming therapy' but this has been with littleevidence behind it. Clare Rowe, child psychologist, will explore where theextraordinary rise in these cases have emerged from, discuss theconceptualisation of these presentations as a mental health disorder andfinally make a case for an individualised nuanced approach to each child andfamily.

Gender Dysphoria: Emerging Teen Challenges

Clare Rowe BA.
(Psych), PGDip(Psych), MPsych (Ed. & Dev.)
Sep 2023
6.30 pm
RSL Mittagong changed to Joadja/Nattai room for the rest of 2023


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