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Friday, May 31 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Supporting Young Adults In Transition

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In this panel expert clinicians and parents will discuss the experiences of supporting a young adult through transition. Focusing on the approaches to supporting their mental health, the parent experience and how family acceptance continues to be an important part of the well being of trans youth as they grow out of the home.

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Judy Sennesh

she/her/hers, Leadership Team / Finance Coordinator / Parent Program Lead
Judy Sennesh is the Chair of the Board of Directors of PFLAG NYC.  She founded a support group for parents after her younger child came out as transgender in 2004.  In 2011 PFLAG NYC adopted that group and the   TransFamilies Project (formerly the TransParents Project) was born... Read More →
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Jean Malpas

he/him/his, Leadership Team
Jean Malpas, LMHC, LMFT, is the Founder and Director of the Gender & Family Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family (ackerman.org/GFP), Director of International Training, and a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City. He has presented nationally and internationally on topics of gender, sexuality, addiction, couple and family therapy. His work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, couples, and families has been published in numero... Read More →
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Kit Rachlin

Dr. Katherine Rachlin (Kit) is a clinical psychologist and gender specialist in private practice in New York City. For three decades she has worked to build bridges between the professional and transgender communities through community and organization work and by promoting research... Read More →

Friday May 31, 2019 2:00pm - 3:15pm EDT
Bellaire Theater