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"


I. Social, Developmental, and Political Foundations

1. Heterosexism: A Fundamental Reality

2. Concepts of Sexual Orientation

3. Sexual Orientations: Origins and Influences

4. Sexual Orientation and the Law

II. Identity Formation and Psychological Development

5. Theories of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity Formation

6. Issues for Sexual Minority Adolescents

7. Midlife and Later-Life Issues for Sexual Minority Adults

III. Affirmative Practice

8. Psychodiagnostic Considerations

9. Psychotherapeutic Applications for Identity Formation

10. Sexual Minorities within Other Minority Populations

11. Career Choice and Development with Sexual Minority Clients

12. Health and Medical Concerns

13. Religious Concerns and Spiritual Development

IV. Working with Couples and Families

14. Families of Origin and Coming-Out Issues

15. Understanding Same-Sex Couples

16. Sex Therapy with Gay and Lesbian Couples

17. Families with a Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Parent