Rozangela Justino, a proponent of the decision, claims she is "directed by God to help people who are homosexual," according to Paper magazine.
She was accused of practicing conversion therapy because she was "directed by God to help people who are homosexual,” Paper magazine reported.
“This decision opens the dangerous possibility to the use of sexual reversion therapies,” the CFP President Rogerio Giannini said in a statement.
“This decision is a big regression to the progressive conquests that the LBGTI community had in recent decades,” said Miranda, who is also the partner of investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald.
“Brazil is suffering a conservative wave,” he added, referring to last year's takeover of the Brazilian presidency by right-wing leader Michel Temer, who ousted former progressive President Dilma Rousseff.
Brazilians immediately began a #curagay (cure homosexuality) hashtag ridiculing the court's ruling.