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Author Finnegan, Dana G., 1932-

Title Counseling lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender substance abusers : dual identities / Dana G. Finnegan, Emily B. McNally.

Imprint New York : Haworth Press, ©2002.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  362.2918 F514C    Check Shelf
Description xix, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Note Revised edition of: Dual identities. 1987.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-260) and index.
Form Also issued online.
Contents Foreword / Barbara Warren -- Foreword / Joseph Neisen -- Language Problems -- Identity -- Background Information -- Definitions and Terminology -- Transgenders -- Treatment Issues -- Sexual Orientation -- Counseling Issues -- Counselor Competence -- The Scope of the Problem -- Addressing the Problem -- Societal Prejudice and Oppression -- Institutionalized Homo/Bi/Transphobia -- Religion -- The Medical/Psychiatric/Psychological Profession -- The Legal System -- The Media -- The Stress of Homo/Bi/Transphobia and Heterosexism -- Internalized Homo/Bi/Transphobia -- Basic Reactions and Effects -- Defenses -- The Counselor's Role -- Passing -- The Role of Counselors in the Early Recovery Process -- Direct Treatment Issues -- The Setting -- Gathering Information -- Community -- Special Issues in Treatment -- Socializing and Sex in Recovery -- Significant Others and Family Issues -- Parents or Children of LGBT People -- Religious Guilt -- Confidentiality -- HIV/AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) -- Other Issues -- Developing a Positive Lesbian, Gay, or Bisexual Identity -- Introduction to the Stage Model -- The Process of Developing a Positive Lesbian/Gay Identity -- The Process of Developing a Positive Bisexual Identity -- Developing a Positive Transgender Identity -- The Process of Developing a Positive Transgender Identity -- Transgender Emergence: A Developmental Model -- Organization Audit: Evaluating Organizational Attitudes and Practices.
Summary This book, a completely revised version of the authors' 1987 Dual Identities, offers insight on the special treatment issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) substance abusers. It describes stages of sexual identity transformation, looks at different counseling approaches, and gives practical suggestions for helping clients. Information is accessible to beginning and experienced counselors as well as patients. Finneagan, an alcohol counselor, and McNally, a psychologist and alcohol counselor, are co-founders and current board members of the National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals. c. Book News Inc.
Subject Gay men -- Alcohol use -- United States.
Gay men -- Drug use -- United States.
Lesbians -- Alcohol use -- United States.
Lesbians -- Drug use -- United States.
Alcoholism counseling -- United States.
Substance-Related Disorders -- rehabilitation.
Substance-Related Disorders -- psychology.
Homosexuality -- psychology.
Gender Identity.
Counseling -- methods.
Alcoholism counseling. (OCoLC)fst00804605
Gay men -- Alcohol use. (OCoLC)fst00939118
Gay men -- Drug use. (OCoLC)fst00939128
Lesbians -- Alcohol use. (OCoLC)fst00996541
Lesbians -- Drug use. (OCoLC)fst00996551
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author McNally, Emily B.
Finnegan, Dana G., 1932- Dual identities.
Other Form: Online version: Finnegan, Dana G., 1932- Counseling lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender substance abusers. New York : Haworth Press, ©2002 (OCoLC)606840404
ISBN 0789004038
1560239255 (alk. paper)
9781560239253 (alk. paper)
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