Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
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4/10/19  5:00 pm
Commenter: Sharon Watkins BSN RN MA

Prohibiting “conversion counseling” is Bias against Christian Counselors and their clients

The boards proposed change assumes “one size fits all” approach to the layered complexities of gender identy and sexual orientation.  Prohibiting Christian counselors to provide clients seeking a Christian perspective and support  for “conversion” therapy promoted politically motivated anti-Christian agenda by assuming  “harm”.  The science that supports “ harm” from conversion therapy is neither conclusive nor unbiased.  

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