My job is to empower and support high school students by providing counseling services In the school setting. I have been counseling children for 18 years. Conversion therapy hurts our most vulnerable children and needs to be banned in order to help protect these children. The APA supports this stance and so does almost 100 different studies. You can save a child’s life by banning conversion therapy in Virginia. All children need to be loved and accepted for who they are and not what someone else thinks they should be. Thank you so much!