All methodologies have drawbacks. The more rigorous you get, the further removed you get from real life. We followed more of a real-life model than a hyper-controlled experimental model. We think the results challenge the reigning mindset that change is impossible or is extraordinarily rare.
Wheaton College provost Dr. Stanton Jones defending his new study suggesting sexual-orientation change is possible. The APA dismissed his findings as “unpersuasive” because Jones didn’t use control groups or a laboratory model with his 98 subjects.