David Hawkins, MD


Psychotherapy for Gay and Lesbian Clients

January 01, 1998

Scientific, social or legal redefinition is only slowly reflected in changed practitioners and practices. It is not surprising that surveys continue to report high levels of ignorance and prejudice encountered by homosexuals in their contacts with health care providers. This also contributes to a negative feedback loop in which many homosexuals are reluctant to utilize, inform or confront their care providers, impairing collaboration in treatment.