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Gay Parenting Kaysville UT

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.

Mrs. Rocio Paredes-Mora
Private Practice
(801) 386-0167
Carriage Crossing
Bountiful, UT
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Utah
2 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Couple or Marital Issues, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Parenting Issues, Pregnancy/Childbirth, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Immigration/Newcomer
Populations Served
Immigrants/Refugees, Interracial Families/Couples
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Serianna Gregg
(801) 497-6004
Layton, UT
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

John Waterbury
(801) 298-2334
Bountiful, UT
Practice Areas
Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Sharon St John
(801) 317-1895
Ogden, UT
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Dr. Jonathan Bone, Doctor of Psychology
(801) 359-2727
680 East 600 South
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Divorce,Eating Disorders,Life Coaching,Parenting,Personality Disorders
Education
Education/Degrees:Doctor of PsychologyUniversity of Denver, 2006Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)Master of ArtsPsychologyDrexel University, 2003APA AccreditedBachelor of ArtsPsychologyEvergreen State College,
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Salt City Psychology, LLC

Ms. Nancy Card
STRESS Rx
(801) 394-4910
949 East 22nd Street Box 1797
Ogden, UT
Credentials
Credentials: BS, MAS, MSW, LCSW, QCSW
Licensed in Utah
12 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Multicultural Issues, Parenting Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Sexual Disorders, Sexual Orientation, Spiritual/Religi
Populations Served
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics), Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Military/Veterans, Step Families, Interracial Families/Couples
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Kristal James
(801) 842-5904
Kaysville, UT
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
Portuguese

Larry A Anderson
(801) 299-3411
Bountiful, UT
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Sandra Borrelli
(801) 701-8113
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Depression, Divorce, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Pacific Graduate School of Psychology
Year of Graduation: 1983
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adults,Elders (65+)
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Insurance Plans: United Behavioral Health

Jonathan Swinton, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
(801) 647-9951
136 South Main Street, Suite 820
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Domestic Abuse or Violence,Infertility or Adoption,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Sex Therapy
Gender
Male
Education
Doctoral Studies: Marriage and Family Therapy, Kansas State UniversityPost-Degree Certificate: Medical Family Therapy, University of Nebraska Medical CenterMasters Degree: Marriage and Family Therapy, University of NebraskaBachelors: Utah State U
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Swinton Counseling

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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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UT Legal Definitions of Marriage

Statute

"The following marriages are prohibited and declared void: (5) between persons of the same sex"; Ut. Stat. ' 30 1 2