Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Gay teenagers -- Counseling of; Client-centered psychotherapy;
What are some of the potential benefits and limitations of applying a person-centered therapeutic approach to counseling lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) adolescent clients? This author will examine how a person-centered therapeutic philosophical approaches strengths and weaknesses facilitate counselor understanding of effectively counseling LGBT adolescents thorough examination of a variety of counseling issues presented by LGBT adolescents. Through review of literature, the reader will gain a greater understanding of how to apply client centered approach through examination of sexual identity development, strengths of person-centered counseling, legal and ethical obligations of professional counselors, and counselor self-awareness of LGBT bias.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Educational Leadership Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
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©2010 Zachary Scott Schmidt
Schmidt, Zachary Scott, "Embracing LGBT adolescent clients: From a person centered philosophical perspective" (2010). Graduate Research Papers. 3258.