Thoughts on the status of the Reorientation Wars

So now that the dust has started to settle from the APA convention in Toronto, let's review the status of the Reorientation Wars.Does therapy change orientation?In anticipation of the APA's report, NARTH fired an opening salvo with their paper (What Research Shows...). Perhaps sensing, incorrectly as it turns out, that the APA would advocate a ban on reorientation therapy, NARTH tossed every positive reference to change they could find into the paper. They noted problems in defining … [Read more...]

Sexual Identity Therapy Framework to Be Reviewed

I posted this to the SIT Blog and I hope other bloggers post this on their blogs.  News Release Sexual Identity Therapy Framework to Be ReviewedThe Sexual Identity Therapy Framework, authored by Warren Throckmorton and Mark Yarhouse, will be reviewed in 2008 for possible revision. Proposed as a means to help counselors work with clients who experience value conflict surrounding homosexual attractions, the Framework is endorsed by Nicholas Cummings, the father of managed behavioral he … [Read more...]


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