Originally Posted by crim84
This hurts my brain. I get how a gay person feeling persecuted by religious beliefs might seek a therapist to become straight, but I don't get how those therapists go into their specialization. The existence of such "therapy" baffles me.
Not to say that they don't believe in what they're doing, but... well, it can make money. And it's a relevant/popular/hot issue at the moment. Health professionals have their own fads. It happens in medicine; it happens in dentistry. I'm not surprised it happens in psychology/therapy.