Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
 
Board
Board of Psychology
 
Previous Comment     Next Comment     Back to List of Comments
3/19/19  9:43 pm
Commenter: Kelsey Altizer, Virginia Tech

Support for Conversion Therapy Ban
 

Conversion therapy is NOT a valid form of therapy. People who identify on the LGBTQ+ spectrum were born the way that they are. They can try and hide or mask over their sexual orientation, but over time, this becomes traumatizing for the individuals. Please ban conversion therapy to abide by the counseling principle of “doing no harm” to our clients because when someone practices conversion therapy, they are absolutely causing harm to that individual.

CommentID: 70349