Straight therapists working with lesbians and gays in family therapy.

@article{Bernstein2000StraightTW,
  title={Straight therapists working with lesbians and gays in family therapy.},
  author={Anne C Bernstein},
  journal={Journal of marital and family therapy},
  year={2000},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={443-54}
}
This article uses a cultural literacy model to sensitize straight marital and family therapists (MFTs) to work with gays, lesbians, and their families. While most MFTs number gays and lesbians among their clients, differences in sexual orientation between therapist and clients are often insufficiently addressed, closing off therapeutic possibilities. Marital and family therapists are asked to systematically assess homophobic and heterosexist assumptions in both personal attitudes and… CONTINUE READING