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  • PTSD Symptoms of Sexual Abuse and Covert Cultural Sexual Abuse

    Growing up lesbian & gay can be traumatic. Keeping inside the emotional and sexual feelings related to one’s identity and have no place to express them can contribute to similar effects of sexual abuse. This chart illustrates this calling it Covert Cultural Sexual Abuse (CCSA) 

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  • Characteristics of Sexual Anorexia and Growing Up Gay or Lesbian

    This chart illustrates the similarities between growing up conditioned to be sexually averse to your own sexuality and growing up lesbian and gay.

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  • Detroit Jewish News Review June 2008

    Book review of Gay Affirmative Therapy for the Straight Clinician

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  • Gay Affirmative Therapy Book Review by Dr. Martin Kantor

    Book review of Gay Affirmative Therapy for the Straight Clinician: The Essential Guide for Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health by Dr. Martin Kantor

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  • Gay Affirmative Therapy Pridesource

    Review of Gay Affirmative Therapy for the Straight Clinician

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  • Gay Affirmative Therapy review in Therapy Today November 08

    Kort’s interesting concept is that lesbian and gay people suffer not only from internalised homophobia, but actually from posttraumatic stress disorder rooted in their upbringing of ‘covert cultural sexual abuse’ and family disapproval.

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  • Helping Couples Get The Love They Want

    Maya Kollman’s article on lesbian couple and Imago Relationship Therapy

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