We are often asked how sexual identity therapy is different than reorientation therapy and gay affirmative therapy. Here are some things you might hear in either one of those two approaches, but should not hear in SIT.
To heal homosexuality, one must relive past wounds.
Same-sex attracted people are touch deprived, so you need to receive healthy touch in therapy in order to change.
Homosexuality is a gender identity disorder.
You were born gay and you should accept that as who you are.
Experts agree that people are gay because ______.
Anyone can completely be free of homosexual attractions if they are motivated.
If you are attracted to the same sex, you are not trusting God enough.
Coming out of the closet is the only way to be really well-adjusted.
Your religion is homophobic and heterosexist, you should consider changing your church.
Feel free to post other sayings you should not hear in sexual identity therapy.