Handbook of Affirmative Psychotherapy with Lesbians and Gay Men
Grounded in current research, this comprehensive volume lays the found ations for effective, affirmative therapeutic practice with lesbian, g ay, and bisexual clients. Timely, clinically relevant information is p rovided to help clinicians understand and address the unique concerns these clients bring to the therapeutic setting. Coverage includes the sociocu tural factors that influence lesbian and gay mental health; th e process of lesbian, gay, and bisexual identity formation; and lifesp an developmental tasks and transitions from adolescence to later life. Also addressed are family of origin issues; couple problems, includin g sex therapy with same-sex partners; vocational and workplace issues; health and medical concerns; meeting the needs of same-sex parents an d their children; religious and spiritual concerns; and cultural diver sity issues. The extensive resource section lists a broad array of pub lications, advocacy groups, and Web-based resources for both professio nals and consumers.
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What the hell was this, 'study' on homosexuality. They obviously don't know the first thing about what it is to be LGBTQ. Do they really think about what WE gays, lesbians, transexuals, bisexuals, and questioning HUMAN BEINGS think about this book. Sure, somewhat. But straight people in the modern world think they know everything about what it is to be gay; By conducting studies WITH gay people, they think they know everything there is. Newsflash, you don't. So stop publishing books about us, that aren't even written by ONE of us. Straight people need to get their heads on straight. Oh fuck, they already are. Blokes.
A Fundamental Reality
Concepts of Sexual Orientation
Origins and Influences
Sexual Orientation and the Law
issues for Sexual Minority Adolescents
Midlife and Later Life Issues for Sexual Minority Adults
Health and Medical Concerns
Religious Concerns and Spiritual Development
Families of Origin and ComingOut Issues
Understanding SameSex Couples
Sex Therapy with Gay and Lesbian Couples
Families with a Gay Lesbian or Bisexual Parent