Dr. Elliot Kaminetzky joins hosts Dr. Stanley Goldfarb and Dr. Marilyn Singleton to discuss the harmful practice of so-called “gender-affirming care.”
Dr. Elliot Kaminetzky is a clinical psychologist and the founder and director of The Center for Child Behavioral Health as well as My OCD Care. He specializes in Parenting-based interventions for mood and behavioral challenges in children. He also specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety-based disorders (phobias, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social anxiety).
Dr. Kaminetzky has publicly spoken out against unethical practices in the area of pediatric gender medicine and the silencing of concerned medical and mental health professionals. Dr. Kaminetzky recently opened Serenity Parent Consulting to provide parents with accurate information, useful resources, and to help them parent with serenity.
The core of the Hippocratic oath and the role of medical professionals. Nowhere is this commitment more important than the care of our children and teenagers, which is why we’re fighting to curtail the unscientific and individually harmful practice of so-called “gender-affirming care.” “Gender-affirming care” is based on the dangerous premise that any child who has distress that he or she thinks is related to their sex should automatically be treated with social transition to the sex of their choice followed by hormonal interventions and then possibly surgery to remove healthy body parts. Underlying mental health problems are usually not addressed–but some clinicians are fighting back.
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