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Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men

by Jeffrey N. Chernin, Melissa R. Johnson

Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men Synopsis

For practising therapists, as well as students, this book gives practical and usable information on how to provide affirmative therapy to lesbians and gay men. Research examples and numerous case studies illustrate the authors' points. The book: ] offers a broad base of research, practice, and advocacy information about the special counselling needs of gays and lesbians. ] makes use of research examples and numerous case studies to illustrate relevant points. ] discusses not only the important aspects of providing affirmative psychotherapy to lesbian and gay clients, but also the treatment of same-sex couples and families, ethnic minority issues, HIV/AIDS and legal and ethical issues. ] inludes an appendix with a variety of resources for lesbian and gay male clients.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780761917687
Publication date: 14th January 2003
Author: Jeffrey N. Chernin, Melissa R. Johnson
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: Psychotherapy, Gay & Lesbian studies,

About Jeffrey N. Chernin, Melissa R. Johnson

Jeffrey N. Chernin, Ph.D., is the Clinic Director for Campion Counseling Center, a project of Ocean Park Community Services, in Santa Monica, California. He began a psychotherapy internship in Dallas in 1992, became a Licensed Professional Coun-selor in 1994, and earned a Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Services from the University of North Texas in 1996. After moving to California in 1998, he obtained a Marriage and Family Therapist license in 2001. Jeff has taught several college courses, including Psychology of the Lesbian and Gay Experience, led workshops on counseling lesbians and gay men, communication, conflict resolution, stress management, and crystal methamphetamine use ...

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