Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
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4/17/19  5:18 pm
Commenter: Bernadette Macdonald, PMH CNS

Reparative Therapy

Please do NOT Ban Reparative therapy. Sometimes pre-teen and adolescents experience confusion over gender identity, which with the help of therapy and time, realize that this was more of a developmental issue and not something that might result in a more permanent damage to one's psyche, if a change in one's gender is pursued. Much more harm can be the result. Why not give the person a chance to explore with a therapist this issue?

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