Have you been secretly wanting to know: what does “cisgender” mean? What’s the correct term to use when describing someone who is “trans”? And how does healthcare look different for kids who have ADHD and also have gender differences? And is it your imagination, or is that more common these days? And what on earth are puberty blockers anyway? The arena of ‘gender’ care is changing fast, and Dr.Carolyn Lentzsch-Parcells and therapist Cash Ashby demistify and de-myth-tify it for us in this fascinating conversation that’s really essential information for ALL parents of ADHD kiddos about what is included in gender-affirming healthcare, and what you need to know as a caring, concerned parent of a complex kid.
Cate “Cash” Ashby is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in California and New Mexico and a clinical interventionist. They hold a Master’s degree in counseling from the College of Santa Fe. Cash specializes in counseling individuals and families impacted by addiction, abuse and trauma.
Dr. Carolyn Lentzsch-Parcells is a board certified pediatrician and the owner and President of Girls to Women/Young Men’sHealth and Wellness Fort Worth, a multi-faceted clinic providing integrated medical care dedicated to meeting the physical and emotional needs of young women and men ages 10-25 years old. As a physician with ADHD herself, she has a special interest in caring for patients with ADHDandlearningissues.Dr. Parcells Regularly Speaks to parent, student, and professional audiences on subjects such as parenting, ADHD, depression,anxiety and stress, adolescent development, sexuality, and preparing for college.