Handbook of Affirmative Psychotherapy with Lesbians and Gay Men

Kathleen Y. Ritter and Anthony I. Terndrup

January 16, 2002
ISBN 9781572307148
Price: $73.00
493 Pages
Size: 7" x 10"

Offering expert guidance on working with sexual minority clients, this comprehensive volume combines developmental and sociocultural knowledge with clinical savvy. Provided is a solid understanding of lesbian and gay identity formation and the effects of social prejudice and discrimination. Attention is given to avoiding psychodiagnostic errors, especially with clients in the process of coming out. Treatment concerns addressed include family-of-origin issues, couple problems, HIV and other health issues, challenges facing same-sex parents, and much more.

Winner—APA Division 44 Distinguished Book Award in Lesbian, Gay, and/or Bisexual Psychology