Chiara Atzori, M.D. (pictured above) is a medical doctor in residence at Luigi Sacco hospital in Milan, Italy. Dr. Nicolosi's passing was, she says, a great loss to the scientific community.
This is the paradox of reparative therapy: it is successful only if the client first faces and accepts his unwanted feelings. The more the person sees the thing inside himself that he rejects, and sees it in the light of truth, the more it dissipates. The task is not to look away from the feelings, but to look through them.