How Gender Identity Develops in Childhood

Psychologist Dr. Andrew Sodergren joins Trending with Timmerie to discuss how gender identity develops in childhood and what parents can do in the face of the rapid onset of LGBTQ (3:27). Research is clear that mental health is not improving when a person socially transitions to LGTBQ. How does this fit with what Catholicism says about transitioning? (23:57) Peter Atkinson discusses the new family audio mystery On the Night Train by the Merry Beggars (39:20)


Resources mentioned : 


Dr. Andrew Sodergren – Ruah Woods Institute


Catholic Therapists


Book: Sexual Identity: The Harmony of Philosophy, Science, and Revelation

German study – Social transitioning to LGBTQ does not improve mental health at all 

Timmerie works as a radio host and Catholic speaker educating in areas of theology and is an expert at responding to current trends of sexuality, feminism, and gender ideology. She hosts Trending with Timmerie on Relevant Radio. She holds a Masters Degree in Biblical Theology and Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Media with an emphasis in the New Evangelization from John Paul the Great Catholic University.