How does religious identity inform a person's sexual identity and vice versa? Sexual Identity Synthesis: Attributions, Meaning-Making, and the Search for Congruence answers these questions in this groundbreaking study on the development and synthesis of sexual identity among Christians who experience same-sex attraction.
Mark Yarhouse is Associate Professor in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology at Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Dr. Yarhouse received his Psy.D in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College. Erica S. N. Tan is in clinical practice at Eden Counseling Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Tan holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Regent University.
Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Foundations: Models of Sexual Identity Development; Emerging Trends in Sexual Identity Theory Chapter 3 The Sexual Identity Project: The Population and Study; Sexual Identity Dilemma; Sexual Identity Development; Sexual Identity Synthesis Chapter 4 Implications for Theory, Research, and Practice: Theory, Research, and Practice Chapter 5 Appendix A: Identity Synthesis Interview Chapter 6 Appendix B: Questionnaire for LGB-Identified Participants Chapter 7 Appendix C: Questionnaire for Dis-Identified Participants Chapter 8 Endnotes Chapter 9 Index Chapter 10 About the Authors