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3/31/19  2:10 pm
Commenter: Aleta E Strickland EdS, NCSP, Louisa Psychological Consulting, PC

Protect vulnerable youth and end child abuse disguised as mental health treatment.
 

The idea that homosexuality is a mental disorder or that the emergence of same-sex attraction and orientation among some adolescents is in any way abnormal or mentally unhealthy has no support among any mainstream health and mental health professional organizations. Any practitioner using it is doing so fraudulently and unethically. It is time for Virginia to protect its youth by banning this horrific practice. Why are we allowing clinicians to harm children? The only outcomes documented from this approach are negative and harmful. Make it stop.

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