Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Counseling
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling [18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action Unprofessional conduct - conversion therapy
Comment Period Ended on 8/7/2019
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8/2/19  9:48 am
Commenter: Patricia Tryal

Free to choose

I cannot understand how the choice to end the life of a baby by the mother is so very loudly protected by some, yet the choice to seek therapy for unwanted sexual feelings is not!  Where is the disconnect?  No therapist should be forced to encourage dangerous thinking that leads to serious and irreversible consequences in a young, still forming person.  Where does the first amendment right to free speech fit in here?  when

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