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Conversion Therapy

  • By: Loreto R. Prieto
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

Conversion therapy (also known as reparative therapy, reorientation therapy, or transformational therapy) has been generally understood to have as its chief goal the cessation or changing of individuals' same-sex attraction and sexual behavior and the adoption of opposite-sex ...

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