Working with Gay Men and Lesbians in Private Psychotherapy Practice

1st Edition

Christopher J Alexander

Routledge
Published June 15, 1999
Reference - 107 Pages
ISBN 9781560231257 - CAT# HW12939

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Summary

Working with Gay Men and Lesbians in Private Psychotherapy Practice is written for private practitioners solely by private practice clinicians who specialize in the treatment of gay men or lesbians. Focusing on numerous clinical issues that gays and lesbians often deal with, Working with Gay Men and Lesbians in Private Psychotherapy Practice also offers you proven guidance for maintaining and promoting your psychotherapy practice as a business.

You will explore issues such as whether the therapist should disclose her/his sexual orientation, and how the therapist should address the degree to which internalized stigma about sexual orientation may impact the client’s concerns about the process of therapy in general. This insightful volume also focuses on the special complexities introduced to psychotherapy by managed care. You’ll find detailed, practical information about:
  • a strategic plan for establishing, marketing, and developing a private practice in l/g/b psychology
  • staying abreast of the latest research and trends in gay/lesbian mental health
  • treatment planning with gay and lesbian clients
  • lesbian/gay couples counseling
  • multiple identity and gender issues particular to culture and ethnicity
  • boundary issues Working with Gay Men and Lesbians in Private Psychotherapy Practice tackles how to therapeutically respond to the issues of gay men and lesbians. The practical strategies and specific suggestions can be directly incorporated into your work with gay and lesbian clients to ensure your success in confronting the specific issues and challenges they face.







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