With Dr Joseph Nicolosi www.narth.com*
Date: 22/23 June 2007 All day Friday and Saturday
Place: Central London Venue: TBC Cost: TBC
A conference for professional counsellors and therapists, pastoral care givers, church leaders, and those who are dealing with or affected by homosexuality.
Contact: Dr Lisa Nolland
NB. Dr Nicolosi will take a scientific rather than an explicitly Christian approach.
Sponsors: Anglican Mainstream, CARE and Living Waters UK
*NARTH is a non-profit, educational organisation dedicated to affirming a complementary, male-female model of gender and sexuality.
Biographical Information: Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D.
Joseph Nicolosi is a California licensed psychologist (6556) and founder and Clinical Director of the Thomas Aquinas Psychological Clinic in Encino, California. He specializes in the treatment of men who wish to diminish their same-sex attractions and develop their heterosexual potential, and has been practicing as a psychologist since 1980.
Dr. Nicolosi is President of NARTH — The National Association of Research and Therapy of Homosexuality — which is the only U.S. professional group organized to protect the right of homosexual clients to receive change-oriented therapy.
He is the author of the following books:
Â· Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality (Jason Aronson, Inc., l99l),
Â· Healing Homosexuality: Case Stories of Reparative Therapy (Jason Aronson, Inc., l993)
Â· A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Homosexuality (Intervarsity Press, 2002).
His Peer-Reviewed Professional Journal Articles:
Â· A research study of over 800 subjects, “Retrospective Self-Reports of Changes in Homosexual Orientation: A Consumer Survey of Conversion Therapy Clients,” by Nicolosi, Byrd, and Potts, which was published in Psychological Reports, June 2000, vol. 86, 1071-1088.
Â· â€œBeliefs and Practices of Therapists Who Practice Sexual Reorientation Psychotherapy,â€ by Nicolosi, Byrd and Potts, Psychological Reports April 2000, vol. 86, 689-702.
Â· â€œA Critique of Bemâ€™s â€˜Exotic Becomes Eroticâ€™ Theory of Sexual Orientation Development,â€ by Nicolosi and Byrd, Psych Reports June 2002, vol. 90, 931-946.
Â· â€œA Meta-Analytic Review of Treatment of Homosexuality, by Byrd and Nicolosi, Psych Reports June 2002, vol. 90, 1139-1152.
NARTH was founded in 1992 by Dr. Nicolosi with Dr. Charles Socarides and Dr. Ben Kaufman. It currently has over 1,000 members, holds annual professional conferences which have granted Continuing Education credits to psychologist-attendees, and maintains a web site (www.narth.com) with over 100,000 visitors to the web site in a typical month.
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