Ex-gay Clients of Reparative therapy
Five men were recruited from the Thomas Aquinas Psychological Clinic while in reparative therapy for issues related to unwanted same-sex Attraction (SSA).
The student has struggled personally with same-sex attractions. In this letter, he seeks to educate his professor about the unmet developmental needs that lay the foundation for homosexual attraction.
My name is Father Bob and I am a 41-year-old Catholic priest who is in residence in a diocese. It was about a month after the passing of my dad when I decided to contact Dr. Joe.
My name is Tom and I am in my fifties. For a long time I had this uncertainty about my sexuality. This came from a combination of things: comments from other people, and questions I had about myself.
There was shame around my homosexual behaviors and I wanted a place to go where I felt safe to confide with some expert who could help me.
My name is Dan and I’m 16 years old. I was in therapy with Dr. Nicolosi for about 6-7 months.