Does the APA want gays to make a church change?
Dr. Warren ThrockmortonWarren Throckmorton, PhD is Associate Professor of Psychology and Fellow for Psychology and Public Policy at Grove City College (PA). He co-founded the Golden Rule Pledge which advocates bullying prevention in evangelical churches. His academic articles have been published by journals of the American Psychological Association and he is past president of the American Mental Health Counselors Association. He is the author with fellow Grove City College professor, Michael Coulter, of the book, Getting Jefferson Right: Fact Checking Claims About Our Third President. Over 200 newspapers have published his columns. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2009 Aug 21
Today on the website of US News and World Report, Dan Gilgoff's God and Country blog carried a post of mine titled, Does the American Psychological Association Want Gays to Switch Churches? Some writers and commenters erroneously reported that the new APA report on therapy and sexual orientation pushed people away from conservative churches. Not so.
I provide some of the backstory elsewhere:
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