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Becoming parents can be a big decision for gay and lesbian couples, with many factors to consider. Should you adopt, or get a surrogate or donor? What’s the best way to raise a child as same-sex parents? Check below for related information, products and services.

Mr. Richard Rothman
Richard A. Rothman, LCSW
(973) 625-8926
23 Diamond Spring Rd. Suite 7
Denville, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
27 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Ava Frotton
(973) 222-7863
339 Changebridge Road Suite 1
Pine Brook, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Self Abuse, Stress, Gender Identity, Life Transitions, Personality Disorders, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Transgendered, Gifted, Obese or Overweight
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Wendy Pollack
Wendy Pollack, LCSW
(973) 714-2771
1140 Bloomfield Ave Suite 229
West Caldwell, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
10 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Anne Evered
(973) 722-9859
43 Maple Avenue
Morristown, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
4 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Sexual
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Caregivers, Step Families
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Phyllis Kopit
Phyllis Kopit, LCSW
(973) 868-7063
126 South Street
Morristown, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
17 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Substance, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Stress, Dual Diagnosis, Life Transitions, Women's Issues
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Mr. Kenneth Albiston
Kenneth Albiston, LCSW
(973) 538-9724
19 Sunset Road
Morris Plains, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
14 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Developmental Disability, Dissociative Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grie
Populations Served
Military/Veterans, Disabled, Step Families, Gifted, Chronic Illness, Brain/Head Injured
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Carolyn Spencer
icChoice LLC.
(973) 647-4905
933 Route 23 South Suite 5
Pompton Plains , NJ
Credentials
Credentials: MA, LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Parenting Issues, Runaways, Self Abuse, Sexual Orientation, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Education/Pers
Populations Served
Interracial Families/Couples, College Students
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Janice Victor
Janice Victor
(973) 226-7662
24 Magnolia La
Caldwell, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW, NCPsyA
Licensed in New Jersey
30 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Physical Illness/Impairment, Psychoses/Major Mental Illness, Self Abuse, Stress, Life Transitions, Personality Disorders, Attachment
Populations Served
Caregivers, Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Ms. Susan Simon-Fleischer
(973) 535-3626
Medical Arts Building 205 Ridgedale Avenue
Florham Park, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
26 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Addictions/Substance, Aging, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Int
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), AIDS/HIV+, Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Military/Veterans, Twins, Step Families, Cancer Patients, Interracial Families/Couples, Biracial, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

Data Provided By:
Dr. Patricia Clark-Stucky
Patricia Clark-Stucky, DSW, LCSW
(973) 966-0386
256 Columbia Turnpike, Columbia Commons , Ste. 209
Florham Park, NJ
Credentials
Credentials: DSW, LCSW
Licensed in New Jersey
34 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Career/Employment Concerns, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Eating Disorders, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersona
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Step Families, Chronic Illness, Cancer Patients
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Gay Dad - Parenting Information and Advice for Gay Dads

Useful Resource Sites for Gay Dads

While gay dads have always been around, the past couple of decades have seen them emerging from the closet. Owning up to one's homosexuality always requires courage. However, it is even more difficult for gay dads who may be concerned about the effect of their 'declaration' on their children. There is, after all, the very real fear that their children may become the targets of abuse from people with a prejudice against homosexuality .

These are some facts regarding gay dads:

  • With the legal and social stigma against homosexuality lifting, an increasing number of gay dads (and lesbian moms), who have been through a heterosexual marriage, have started coming out about their sexuality.
  • Over the last two decades, the number of gay men (and lesbian women), whether single or couples, who are choosing to have children outside socially approved marriage norms, in also on the rise.
  • Gay dads are as concerned about their children as heterosexual fathers-whether biological or adoptive-and work equally hard at providing them with a loving and secure home.
  • Gay dads (and lesbian moms) continue to come up against hostile attitudes to their parenthood. This is partly in due to a commonly held belief that children of gay parents are more likely to become gays themselves. Research has however shown that there is no truth in this assumption.

Resources for gay dads are amazingly slim. However, here...

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NJ Legal Definitions of Marriage

None

No explicit provision in state law that would prohibit the recognition of same-sex marriages in other jurisdictions. Domestic partner legislation became effective in 2007.