Counseling should help one to live with the truth. Prohibiting counselors for helping those who have unwanted same sex attraction denies help to those who want it. Licensed counselors have a responsibility to speak honestly with their minor clients about life’s fundamental truths, and state policies should not compel them to repress those truths.
There is no way to change one's biological gender as our genes are programed at conception; to encourage others to think they can change their gender is deception. Our laws should help all to live in the truth and to cope with it when we are struggling.