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Richard P. Fitzgibbons, MD Biography

Director of the Institute for Marital Healing
Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"

“There is substantial evidence based on years of clinical experience that homosexuality is a developmental disorder.”

“Homosexuality Is Not Inherited and Science Fiction Solutions Won’t Help,” The Washington Times, Jan. 24, 1997

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Consultant, Congregation for Clergy at the Vatican, 2008-present
  • Director, Comprehensive Counseling Services, 1999-present
  • Director, Institute for Marital Healing, 1996-present
  • Adjunct Professor, John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family at Catholic University
  • Lecturer, International Institute for Culture
  • Board Member, International Institute for Forgiveness
  • Member, Counseling Committee of Psychiatrists and Psychologists for Religious of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Active staff, Horsham Clinic, 1986-1993
  • Active staff, Northwestern Institute, 1980-1992
  • Consultant, Counseling and Guidance Center of Catholic Social Services, 1978-1980
  • Courtesy staff, Fairmount Institute, 1977-1980
  • Residence in Psychiatry, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1973-1976
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine, 1969
  • BS, St. Joseph’s University, 1965
  • None Found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Same-Sex Attraction a Passing Phase Some Young People Go Through?
  2. Can a Child's Relationship with His or Her Parents Cause Homosexuality?