Doubting sexual identity
Online Therapy - Doubting sexual identity
Sexual identity might or might not relate to sexual orientation. Gender identity is a fundamental acquisition in the developing personality that later on may encompass sexual and reproductive spheres. Gender identity consolidates during separation-individuation at early developmental stages.
We all assume depending on whether we are born male or female that our identity will follow an established pattern. However, what happens when we feel one thing (i.e., male/female) and look like the opposite, then we may strive to match both opposite tendencies to great suffering. Clinical psychologists understand how to develop these emotions that will allow you to feel at ease with who you really are
How does therapy develop?
How long does therapy take?
The time in therapy is determined by the depth of the problem or whether the symptom/problem is specific or has generalised to other parts of your life.