#1.Dances With Therapists
By Anne Vitale PhD -- Mar 28, 2022
Dances With Therapists
....or hard time getting to the first appointment with a gender specialist
by Anne Vitale Ph.D.
Originally posted on February 15, 1996
Rev 1-- October 7, 2000
Rev 2 -- May 22, 2011
Asking for help in coping with crossdressing, gender dysphoria and other related issues is often difficult. Making that first call to a therapist is especially hard. Even when the call is completed and an appointment made, getting to the therapist's office is often several degrees of difficulty harder. In fact, most gender therapists expect only one out of every two people who call and make an appointment to show up. Since this "no show ratio" for potential gender clients exceeds the "no show ratio" in the general population, it probably has some significance. Let's look at some ...