Helping

How Can I Get To Know Their Needs?

No two people with same-sex attraction are the same. Only by releasing all stereotypes and presuppositions will you become able to truly see the individual. And only by understanding the individual will you become able to really help. [ MORE ]

How Do I Know When Someone Needs Therapy?

Although some people with same-sex attraction may not need individual psychotherapy in order to thrive in life and in the gospel, many will experience great difficult without therapy. [ MORE ]

How Do I Create a Supportive Relationship?

Helping someone with same-sex attraction is a labor of love that requires attention and great care. Read about specific traits and behaviors that are helpful in family members and Church leaders. [ MORE ]

How Can I Best Help?

No two people with same-sex attraction are the same. Only by releasing all stereotypes and presup-positions will you become able to truly see the individual. And only by understanding the individual will you become able to really help. [ MORE ]

What If Church Discipline Is Needed?

Church disciplinary action can pose significant spiritual, emotional, and relational challenges for members with same-sex attraction. They will do better if they feel supported and prepared for this action. [ MORE ]

What If The Person Is Married?

Marriage can be complicated by a partner’s same-sex attraction. Therapy is often beneficial, and even crucial, to the success of the marriage and the emotional and psychological health of both partners. [ MORE ]

Consulting with the Therapist

With client permission, parents and priesthood leaders may consult with the therapist. Spouses are strongly encouraged to meet with their own CGW therapist. [ MORE ]