Straight Talk About Homosexuality: The Other Side of Tolerance
Everything you ever wanted to know about homosexuality but were afraid to ask!
Straight Talk About Homosexuality: The Other Side of Tolerance is a virtual blueprint to understand the hidden meaning behind same-sex attraction (SSA) and how to solve the homosexual dilemma facing our culture and world today.
Chapters include:
1. Brief History of the Homosexual Movement: How they achieved so much, so fast, and the motivation behind their movement.
2. Meaning Behind Same-Sex Attraction: What really drives homosexual feelings, desires, and behaviors—basic causes of same-sex attraction (SSA).
3. Clues Why We Believe Five Celebrities Experience SSA:
    •    Greg Louganis, Olympic gold medal diver
Melissa Etheridge, rock star

    •    John Amaechi, former NBA player

    •    Rosie O’Donnell, talk show host and actress

    •    Kevin Jennings, U.S. Department of Education Safe School Czar

4. New Language to Heal Homosexuality: Words that the Homosexual Movement created to gain public acceptance, i.e., "gay," "sexual orientation," "homophobia," "same-sex marriage," "anti-gay," etc. We introduce new language to begin healing those who experience SSA.
5. How to Love Those With SSA The Right Way: Finally we offer simple suggestions how to love your SSA relatives and friends to restore their innate heterosexual potential!
Straight Talk About Homosexuality is a practical guide to resolve the homosexual cultural divide… a must read for every parent, teacher, clergy, and all concerned citizen. Everyday people change from SSA to Straight! Find out how and become part of the solution.
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Coming Out Straight: Understanding and Healing Homosexuality
Available in Hardbound, 2nd Edition Paperback, and CD Series
This Book Is For:
  - those who struggle with SSA
  - those who have loved ones with SSA
  - therapists and ministry leaders looking to help those with SSA
Richard Cohen, former homosexual and psychotherapist, married with 3 children, struggled for much of his life with unwanted same-sex attraction (SSA). He tried desperately to find professionals who understood his condition and help him heal. Because “it was so difficult to explain myself to therapists who didn't have a clue,” Cohen eventually became a psychotherapist and developed both a ground-breaking understanding of same-sex attraction and a comprehensive treatment plan for healing unwanted SSA. Coming Out Straight not only details Cohen’s personal journey out of homosexuality, but also recounts his experiences in helping men, women and adolescents heal their gender identity.

In this groundbreaking book, you will learn the meaning and potential causes of same-sex attraction, the four stages of healing unwanted SSA, and guidance for family members and friends. Laced throughout the book are powerful stories of transformation.

Praise for Coming Out Straight
"In this self-help book, ex-gay psychotherapist Cohen writes for gays and lesbians who want to transition to heterosexuality. His comprehensive, well-written, well-organized, and heavily referenced guide views homosexuality as a symptom of disrupted affiliation with the same-sex parent and incomplete feelings of maleness/femaleness, building on the theories of Joseph Nicolosi and Elizabeth Moberly. Cohen's approach is sympathetic and rational and leans mostly on psychosocial factors, but he also assumes nondenominational religious affiliation."  
The Library Journal, July 2001

"Richard Cohen shares his compelling personal story in which he journeys from homosexuality to a new life as husband and father. The transition has offered him valuable insights into the nature and healing of same-sex attractions."  —Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, Author, Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality, Past President, National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality

"I strongly recommend Coming Out Straight for both homosexuals and heterosexuals. It is compassionately written with clarity and precision for those wishing to gain a deeper insight into the dynamics of homosexuality and for those struggling to change."   —Rabbi Samuel Rosenburg, LCSW, Clinical Director, JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality)
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Gay Children, Straight Parents: A Plan For Family Healing

Also available in CD Series


Gay Children, Straight Parents is authored by sexual reorientation therapist Richard Cohen, who lived a homosexual life and then came out straight! Over the past 20 years, Cohen has helped hundreds of parents, family members and friends who have loved ones dealing with SSA.


This important book describes a powerful and effective 12-stage plan to create more loving and intimate relationships within the family and community. You will meet parents who share their wonderful stories of restored relationships and family healing as they help their SSA sons and daughters fulfill their heterosexual potential.


Gay Children, Straight Parents is a gift for the entire family, as well as for anyone who wishes to understand how to love SSA men and women. Clergy and ministry leaders will find this an invaluable resource.  


Praise for Gay Children, Straight Parents

"Richard is movingly candid about the brokenness in his own family life, and he's not afraid to get down in the trenches and cry, mourn and laugh with everyone else who struggles. This book offers sound practical advice for healing family relationships."    —Joseph Nicolosi, author of Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexualityand Preventing Homosexuality: A Parent's Guide


"Words cannot express the gratitude that we feel in our hearts for the incredible enlightenment that we have received from Gay Children, Straight Parents. This book has changed the life of our family and helped our daughter heal from same-sex attractions. Words can never express the depth of our gratitude."         —Michael & Linda


"This book helped us go from shock and disbelief to an understanding of what happened to our son who experiences same-sex attractions. It showed us how to develop an action plan to help heal the wounds of his heart. This sensitive, intelligent man is now, with his dad's love and encouragement, learning to take the necessary steps into manhood. The personal stories of change throughout the book gave us real hope. We feel confident about our son's future."    Bob & Sue


"I enthusiastically recommend Gay Children, Straight Parents as a must-read for every parent facing the difficult discovery of their child's homosexuality. Richard's compassionate approach relieves the stigma and shame often associated with a loved-one's homosexual struggle. Whether a parent has just found out or is years into their journey with their gay son or daughter, they will glean understanding, support, guidance and encouragement in their ongoing efforts to love their child well."    —Janelle M. Hallman, M.A., LPC


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Lets Talk About Sex

Available in CD Series, DVD and booklet form


Why do we do what we don't want to do? In the first section, Hurting People Hurt People, you will discover the truth about what drives your sexual and emotional behaviors. In the second section, Healing People Heal People, psychotherapist Richard Cohen provides simple and effective tools that will help change your life forever!


Some issues that you or your loved ones may be dealing with are: sex outside of marriage, compulsive masturbation, affairs and adultery, homosexual behavior, pornography/erotica, and addictions. All of these behaviors are not the problem. They are all symptoms of underlying issues.


View or listen to this revolutionary recording, or read the booklet to find the answers that you have been seeking, and practical solutions to change your life, or the life of a loved one. Become the powerful son or daughter of God that you were meant to be!


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Practical Exercises for Men in Recovery of SSA

By: Dr. Jim Phelan, MSW, Psy.D


This new workbook assists men healing from unwanted same-sex attraction (SSA). The person in recovery may share these exercises/assignments with his therapist, minister/rabbi, mentor, friend or support group members. It contains over 80 practical exercises that address every aspect of the healing process:

  -  Abuse

  -  Anger

  -  Behavioral Changes

  -  Cognitive Restructuring

  -  Feelings

  -  Same-sex wounds

  -  Opposite-sex wounds

  -  Sexuality

  -  Family Issues   


At last, a practical and therapeutic workbook that will bless everyone's journey into manhood. This is an excellent resource for individuals and groups.


Praise for Practical Exercises


"At last a practical and therapeutic workbook for all men who wish to heal from unwanted same-sex attraction (SSA). Phelan's Practical Exercises will bless the struggler in his journey into manhood, and those who accompany him. This is a long needed resource in the arsenal of tools to help men reclaim their healthy masculine soul."   —Richard Cohen, M.A., Author, Coming Out Straight, and Gay Children, Straight Parents Director, International Healing Foundation


"This book is a wonderful hands-on approach to recovery from same-sex attraction. It is full of incisive exercises by a professional who knows what he is talking about. Each exercise is designed to deal with one of the problems that are bound to come up for people going through recovery. These include "Fixing boundary violations" (handling mothers that are too intrusive); "Confront the abusers" (writing letters which may or may not be sent); and "Assessing your percentage of sexual addiction" (a helpful chart that helps users evaluate and manage their addiction). A much needed resource!"  —Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D., Author, 101 Therapeutic Successes Director, The Living Center, New York City


"Challenging, insightful exercises that will assist men around the globe who wish to grow out of unwanted same-sex attraction and recapture their God-given heterosexuality."

—Elaine Silodor Berk, Co-Director, Jews Offering New Alternatives to Homosexuality (JONAH)


"This book fills a void for all therapists in the mental health field because, if used in combination with one's usual therapeutic efforts, it will enable an approach near the therapeutic skills of Same-Sex Attraction Therapists themselves. With this workbook, therapists can almost do what it takes training to do. It is an understatement to call it a 'welcome addition' to the mental health treatment of the homosexual disorder."

—Samuel A. Nigro, M.D., Child, Adolescent Psychiatrist, Cleveland Heights


"A basic principle to healing homosexuality is the reclaiming of ownership of oneself. Dr. Phelan provides an aid to the change process with his guidelines for making the subjective, objective; for transforming the reactive to the responsive."  —Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D., Author, Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality Former President, National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH)


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Practical Exercises for Women in Recovery of SSA

by: James E. Phelan and Debora Barr


 Practical, relevant, and renewing!

This practical and therapeutic workbook is designed for women who wish to heal from unwanted same-sex attraction. It is intended to bless the struggler in her journey into womanhood, and those who accompany her.


Praise for Practical Exercises for Women in Recovery of SSA


"...this is a great workbook. It helps women take a good inventory of their history and moves them through working on key issues. And the admonition to work with a mentoring relationship is perfect." Mary Beth Patton, M.A., L.P.C.



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Light In The Closet

Written by: Arthur Goldberg


Arthur Goldberg is involved in the post-struggler movement and serves as the co-director of JONAH, President of PATH, and Board VP of IHF. Mr. Goldberg's new book Light In The Closet: Torah, Homosexuality and the Power to Change uniquely bridges the gap between religion, psychology, and public policy regarding the important issue of same-sex attraction.


From personal stories of transformation to Jewish Biblical Principles, intertwined with detailed discussions on today’s cultural climate, this engrossing work will be used as a reference for professionals, those seeking change, and their loved ones. Light In The Closet not only reflects Mr. Goldberg's years of experience, but also his wisdom and compassion. This text should be required reading for every religious institution, public policy forum, health or psychological association, and for those affected by issues of same-sex attraction.


This book breaks new ground, explaining the harmony of psychological healing for homosexuality with the classic teachings of Judaism. It also exposes the ''gay gene'' myth and describes the deliberate strategy of gay activists and their allies to culturally sensitize Western society to the point that a large portion of society now seeks to normalize the behavior. By entitling the book Light In The Closet, Mr. Goldberg provides a message of hope and healing for those who seek change.


Praise for Light in the Closet


"Arthur Goldberg has written a brilliant, compassionate, and remarkably compelling book. I consider it among the best, maybe the best, ever written on the subject not just on homosexuality but of the capacity for the human change of heart, T'Shuvah in the Jewish phrase.''  —Jeffrey Satinover, M.D., Author, Homosexuality and the Politics of Truth


"Arthur Goldberg's sweeping and scholarly survey investigates the social, political, spiritual, medical, and personal aspects of same-sex attraction. Written with both compassion and hard-hitting truth, this book unifies the wisdom of the Torah with modern psychology, and in so doing, reveals timeless truths about the human condition."  —Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D., Author, Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality

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Conscious Dating

Written by: David Steele, MA


 Conscious Dating will show you how to make better relationship choices so you can find the happiness you desire. Not just another dating book, Conscious Dating will teach you skills you need to be happy and find love!


Conscious Dating will help you:

  -  Decipher dating in today's confusing world

  -  Avoid the deadly dating traps

  -  Learn the secrets to finding your perfect partner

  -  Make a plan to get what you really want in your life and relationships


Conscious Dating is destined to change the way you view dating, relationships, and most importantly, yourself. Who are you? What do you want? How can you get what you really want in your life and relationships?



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Alfie's Home


"Alfie's Home" is the story of a boy who struggles with homosexuality well into his teenage years, then transitions naturally into heterosexuality after finding help and experiencing love in his family. This is the first resource of its kind for parents, teachers, students, counselors, clergy and anyone interested in helping children and adults heal their sexual identity.


"Alfie's Home" a true perspective of the homosexual struggle


"I found Alfie's Home an excellent book and a wonderful resource for anyone who deals with children. I believe it accurately shows some of the roots of homosexuality and how there can be healing for those in this painful situation. As someone who has experienced that healing myself, I rejoice to see the voice of the ex-gay in a book for families. Thank you, Richard Cohen." — reader from USA , December 16, 2020


At long last....A Biblical view

"This book is a long awaited answer to such books as Heather Has Two Mommies. This book paints a true and accurate picture of the struggle of a child with family issues. Written by someone who has 'been there' and knows the power of healing, this book is a MUST read for the person who wants all the information that is available. I strongly recommend this book."  — reader from USA, January 15, 2021


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