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Conversion Therapy

Question for Department of Health

UIN 222055, tabled on 26 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which organisations (a) were invited to and (b) attended roundtable discussions with him regarding conversion therapy in early March or late April 2014.

Answered on

2 February 2015

The Department invited the following organisations to a round table event to discuss gay conversion therapy on 2 April 2014:

Association of Christian Counsellors

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy

British Psychoanalytic Council

British Psychological Society

Department of Communities and Local Government

General Medical Council

Royal College of General Practitioners

Health and Care Professions Council

National Counselling Society

NHS England


Pink Therapy


Royal College of Psychiatrists


UK Council for Psychotherapy

The following organisations were also invited but were unable to attend.

Inter Faith Network

Professional Standards Authority