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    The final report of the study by Ariel Shidlo & Michael Schroeder on sexual orientation conversion therapies is now available on the Web. For those of you who
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      The final report of the study by Ariel Shidlo & Michael Schroeder on sexual orientation conversion therapies is now available on the Web. For those of you who would like to download this important study the URL is:

      http://www.conversionReport.com

      This is the research showing that such therapy generally does NOT work and can be harmful that was presented a while ago at the American Psychiatric Association and which the general media mostly ignored in favor of the less well-done research claiming that many have had their sexual orientation changed.

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      A CONSUMERS' REPORT
      Changing Sexual Orientation: Does Counseling Work?



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      Changing sexual orientation: A consumers' report. Published in Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 2002, Vol 33, No. 3, 249-259. Copyright 2002 by the American Psychological Association. This file is for personal use only. All quotes should be made from the published version of the article and is available from http://www.apa.org



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      Ethical issues in sexual orientation conversion therapies: An empirical study of consumers. Published Sexual conversion therapies: Ethical, clinical and research perspectives. (Eds.) Ariel Shidlo, Michael Schroeder, and Jack Drescher. New York: Haworth Press. Copyright 2002 by Haworth Press. This file is for personal use only. All quotes should be made from the published version of the article and is available from http://www.haworthpress.com or (800) 429-6784.




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      This research was conducted by psychologists Ariel Shidlo and Michael Schroeder, with the generous support of the H. van Ameringen Foundation, and in affiliation with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and The National Lesbian and Gay Health Association. In addition, the following individuals were key supporters throughout the tenure of the study: Jim Jasper, Huso Yi, Michael Radkowsky, PsyD, Paula Solon, PhD, Joyce Hunter PhD, Richard Isay, MD, and Don McVinney, CSW.

      We want to thank the participants in our study who gave genereously of their time and shared with us their personal journeys in their attempts to change sexual orientation.

      ABOUT THE RESEARCHERS
      Ariel Shidlo is a supervising psychologist at the Columbia Center for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Mental Health of Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. He is also in private practice in New York City. He has a PhD in clinical/community psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His research is in the areas of internalized homophobia, HIV related high risk sexual behavior, and sexual orientation conversion therapies.

      Michael Schroeder is a psychologist in private practice in New York City. He is a former faculty member of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and received his PsyD in clinical psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology. His research interests include human sexuality, ethics, and sexual orientation conversion therapies.

      Drs. Shidlo and Schroeder, along with Dr. Jack Drescher, recently received the 2002 Distinguished Book Award from the American Psychological Association�s Division 44 for their book entitled "Conversion Therapy: Ethical, Clinical and Research Perspectives." The book is available from


      Witness Our Welcome - Charlotte, NC
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