Sexual Identity Pamphlets

Sexual Identity Pamphlets

ISSI produce a number of pamphlets and a therapist workbook. The pamphlets cover specific issues facing youth, parents, youth pastors, spouses, and student life staff. The therapist workbook is a resource for clinicians who provide Sexual Identity Therapy. Please contact us for further information on pricing and availability.

Sexual Identity: A Guide for Youth

by Mark A. Yarhouse, Trista L. Carr, Christine H. Hull, & Stephanie K. Nowacki-Butzen

This quick and easy to read resource is written to young people who experience same-sex attractions. It covers specific concerns young people may have as they navigate sexual identity confusion. It also gives a brief overview of what sexual identity therapy could be like for someone who may be struggling with sexual identity concerns.

Sexual Identity: A Guide for Parents

by Mark A. Yarhouse, Stephanie K. Nowacki-Butzen, Trista L. Carr, & Christine H. Hull

This pamphlet was created as a resource for parents of individuals who experience same-sex attractions. We recognize that this may be a difficult time for parents and families alike. We want you to have some understanding and practical tools that might help during this time. It can be overwhelming sorting through the massive amount of information available via technology and other sources. This pamphlet was designed to provide you with a direct and concise summary of information pertaining to sexual identity among youth.

Sexual Identity: A Guide for Youth Pastors

by Mark A. Yarhouse, Christine H. Hull, Trista L. Carr, & Stephanie K. Nowacki-Butzen

Many youth pastors have wrestled with how to approach the topic of homosexuality or sexual identity, and many struggle with where to turn for help in approaching it. This pamphlet was written to be a quick resource for you. Hopefully it will be something that you can pick up, read, and understand easily—especially with a topic that is does not seem at all easy.

Sexual Identity: A Guide for Spouses

by Mark A. Yarhouse, Jill L. Kays, Heather Poma and Audrey Atkinson

This pamphlet is the most recent in the series and was created as a resource for spouses of individuals who experience same-sex attractions. We recognize that this may be a difficult time for both spouses. We want you to have some understanding of some of the most common challenges couples face as they make decisions about their future.

Sexual Identity: A Guide for Student Life

by Mark A. Yarhouse, Heidi J. Erickson, Robert L. Kay & Alicia White

This resource is written to student life staff at a college or university setting. After an introduction to sexual identity and milestone events in identity formation, it provides special considerations for student life staff, such as setting campus climate, issues with campus policy, and being approachable.

Sexual Identity Clinic Workbook

The Sexual Identity Clinic is a workbook for clinicians who work with clients who request help navigating sexual identity concerns. It is organized around the Sexual Identity Therapy Framework of assessment, advanced informed consent, therapy, and congruence. Under therapy, it provides a number of modules for exploring a three-tier distinction, weighted aspects of identity, and attributional search for meaning.