California may ban gay teen 'conversion' therapy - KGWN –Cheyenne, WY– Scottsbluff, NE News,Weather, Sports

Absolutely!

David Pickup, who is registered with the California Board of Psychology, said a ban would prevent people from recovering from trauma of sexual abuse.

"Any therapist worth his salt knows that homosexual feelings commonly occur in victims as a result of abuses," he said. "I ought to know because I was one of those boys."

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With that, and other things, in mind, it would be unconscionable to ban Sexual Orientation Change Efforts (SOCE) with the help of licensed mental healthcare providers and other counselors for teens in California or anywhere else.

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