Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Lesbian and Gay Young Adults and Their Persistently Nonaccepting Parents

@article{Diamond2014AttachmentBasedFT,
  title={Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Lesbian and Gay Young Adults and Their Persistently Nonaccepting Parents},
  author={Gary M Diamond and Maya S. Shpigel},
  journal={Professional Psychology: Research and Practice},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={258-268}
}
Describes a modification of attachment-based family therapy for working with sexual minority young adults and their persistently nonaccepting parents. The goal of the treatment is to improve the quality of young-adult-parent relationships and promote connection and mutual acceptance. We provide a brief overview of the treatment tasks that comprise the model, describe the rationale behind each task and how it is implemented, offer clinical excerpts, and conclude with thoughts about the limits of… 
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