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Gay Parenting Corvallis OR

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.

Ms. Jana Svoboda
(541) 758-0225
760 SW Madison Suite 205
Corvallis, OR
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Oregon
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Parenting Issues, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Education/Person
Populations Served
Chronic Illness
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Elizabeth T Holden
(541) 766-6166
Corvallis, OR
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Stephanie Lassus
(541) 908-3816
Corvallis, OR
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Corrections/Offenders, Couples & Family, Rehabilitation
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Todd Embree
(541) 757-8068
Corvallis, OR
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Wendy Jessica Hoffman
(541) 401-0850
Brownsville, OR
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, School, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Mr. Michael Boucher
K. Michael Boucher, LCSW
(541) 619-8121
425 SW Ellsworth St.
Albany, OR
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Oregon
20 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Life Transitions, Men's Issues
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson
(702) 895-5359
Corvallis, OR
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Counselor Education, Couples & Family, School, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. John W Reiman
(888) 653-1444
2396 NW Kings Blvd
Corvallis, OR
Specialties
Family Conflict, Relationship Issues, Divorce
Qualification
School: Oregon State University
Year of Graduation: 1984
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$130+
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: No

John Swanson
(541) 752-2689
Corvallis, OR
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

Reynolds, Daniel J - Daniel J Reynolds Ma
(541) 738-6165
2065 NW Grant Ave Ste D
Corvallis, OR

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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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OR Legal Definitions of Marriage

Statute

Both state law and the state's constitution appear to ban the recognition of same-sex marriages.