End to conversion therapy supported by leading psychological, psychotherapeutic and counselling organisations

The announcement this week of a Government pledge to consider options to end the practice of conversion therapy is a positive development says the Coalition against Conversion Therapy. Dr Igi/Lyndsey Moon, who is chair of the Coalition and British Psychological Society lead said: “This is a clear sign that the Government has at long last listened to LGBT individuals and national organisations who have tirelessly campaigned for change. We, along with our Coalition partners, have repeatedly … [Read more...]

Is therapy unsafe?

We were concerned to read the following piece on the BBC News website on 02 November 2017, which gave examples of two clients having experienced abuse at the hand of their therapists. Also concerning was the suggestion that as an unregulated profession, counselling is inherently unsafe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41831284 We have sent our reply directly to the BBC as outlined below, and will post further news as we receive it. However please feel free to comment below with your … [Read more...]