Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men by Jeffrey N. Chernin, Melissa R. Johnson | | 9780761917687 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men

Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men

by Jeffrey N. Chernin, Melissa R. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761917683

ISBN-13: 9780761917687

Pub. Date: 10/31/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men offers a broad base of research, practice, and advocacy information about the special counseling needs of gays and lesbians. Authors Jeffrey N. Chernin and Melissa R. Johnson discuss universal themes as they apply to lesbian and gay clients, as well as issues unique to lesbians and gay men,

Overview

Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men offers a broad base of research, practice, and advocacy information about the special counseling needs of gays and lesbians. Authors Jeffrey N. Chernin and Melissa R. Johnson discuss universal themes as they apply to lesbian and gay clients, as well as issues unique to lesbians and gay men, including the treatment of same-sex couples and families, ethnic minority issues, and living with HIV/AIDS. They present sensible information on how to provide a safe therapeutic environment and how to interpret and apply psychological assessments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761917687
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/31/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Part I: Lesbian and Gay Life: Definitions, Coming Out, and Identity Development
1. Terminology and Identity Development
2. Youth, Elderly, Ethnic Minority, and Lesbian and Gay Subcultures
Part II: Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling in Individual, Couple, and Group Modalities
3. Creating the Foundation for Affirmative Psychotherapy
4. Affirmative Individual Psychotherapy
5. Treatment Issues for Couples and Families
6. Group Psychotherapy and Support Groups for Lesbians and Gay Men
7. Ethical and Legal Considerations for Affirmative Psychotherapy
Appendix: Resources for Lesbian and Gay Male Clients
References
Index

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