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My daughter is 18 and just now told us she thinks she is a

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My daughter is 18 and just now told us she thinks she is a boy what do we need to do?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Seeking expert counseling is a sign of strength. A personal relationship with a caring professional is proven clinically effective.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Dear friend,

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I believe that I can help you.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Your daughter has what is called Gender Identity Disorder. She feels intensely uncomfortable with her own biological sex. She has probably felt this way for awhile and now is finally letting you know how she feels.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

She may begin to take on the mannerisms and even dress of a man, and may have anxiety, guilt, or depressions about this.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

She needs to visit a mental health professional who specializes in this disorder and may wish to discuss her options.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

If you are online now, please tell me where you live (state and city or closest city if you are in a rural area).

Customer :

Rosanky Texas close to austin Texas

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

OK. Give me a few moments

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Is she covered by insurance, and if so which one?

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

The best transgender therapist in the area is Katy Koonce.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

http://www.katykoonce.com/

Customer :

What is bad is that she number 5 in her class got excepted to the University of texas and now this

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

She has to deal with this issue so that she can maintain her high academic standing.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

It is new and shocking to you but is central to her life and has been even while achieving a high status.

Customer :

Blue Cross Blue Sheild Chip

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I suggest that you call Katy Koonce and make an appointment for her.

Customer :

She wants to forget about college maybe ..

Customer :

She is thinking about forgetting college

Customer :

she is thinking about forgetting college. do you have her number

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

Yes.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

I will get it and here is a psychologist in the Blue Shield/Cross network although I think Katy is the best for her.

Elliott, LPCC, NCC :

http://www.jcapello.com/ (Dr. Jeremy C

Elliott, LPCC, NCC, Psychotherapist
Category: Mental Health
Satisfied Customers: 7662
Experience: 35 years of experience as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, National Certified Counselor and a college professor.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.


ok.. thank you

Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Is she in Austin Texas

Customer: replied 1 year ago.


I have to leave

Expert:  Elliott, LPCC, NCC replied 1 year ago.

Her website is: http://www.katykoonce.com/

Her contact information is:

Katy Koonce and Associates
2520 Longview, Suite 311
Austin, Texas 78705

Katy Koonce and Associates
2520 Longview, Suite 311
Austin, TX 78705

Katy Koonce, LCSW
512.297.7799


katykoonce@gmail.com

Paula Buls, LCSW
512.228.8199


paula@paulabuls.com

Monrovia C. Van Hoose, LCSW
512.529.3318
monroviavh@gmail.com

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