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Gay Parenting Las Vegas NV

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. Barbara Dubin
Neubauer Mental Health Services
(702) 882-1296
2920 S. Jones Blvd. Suite 230
Las Vegas, NV
Credentials
Credentials: LCSW
Licensed in Nevada
25 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Adoption/Foster Care, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder, Behavioral Problems, Bipolar Disorders, Child Abuse and Neglect, Depression, Domestic Violence, Family Dysfunction, Grief/Loss, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Runaways, Sexua
Populations Served
Children of Divorce, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual, Caregivers, Step Families, Grandparents
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Preschool (Under 6), Children (6-12), Adolescents (13-17), Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59)

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Dr. Paul D Wulkan
(702) 776-9019
Palo Verde Child & Family Services, Inc2780 S. Jones Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Relationship Issues, Divorce, Depression, Impulse Control Disorders
Qualification
School: University of Minnesota
Year of Graduation: 1967
Years In Practice: 15+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$100 - $110
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Mr. Aaron Tyrone Williams, MS, MFTI, Life Coach
(702) 207-6782
1810 East Sahara Ave. Suite 200
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Career Counseling,Christian Counseling,Depression,Divorce,Gay Lesbian Issues,Life Coaching,Parenting,Relationship Issues
Gender
Male
Education
Bachelors of Arts - Theology Bethany College, Scotts Valley, CA December 2001Masters of Science - Counseling UNLV, Las Vegas, NV December 2004Certified Personal Trainer - National Institute of Sports Training Association Irvine, CA January 2000
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
LifeCoaching Concepts

Dr. Dennis T. Stock, Ph.D.
(702) 367-0393
3611 S. Lindell Road #101
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Divorce,Loss or Grief,OCD,Parenting,Personality Disorders,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Insurance
No

Tommie K Forage, MSW, LCSW, CHt
(702) 726-0709
6867 W. Charleston Blvd.,Suite B
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Eating Disorders,Impulse Control Disorders,Life Coaching,Loss or Grief,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Spirituality
Gender
Female
Education
Master's level graduate.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Tommie K Forage, LCSW LLC

Mr. Allen Kissner
NorthWest Counseling Associates
(702) 638-1695
5900 Smoke Ranch Road
Las Vegas, NV
Credentials
Credentials: MSW, LCSW
Licensed in Nevada
15 Years of Experience
Problems Served
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.), Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Couple or Marital Issues, Depression, Family Dysfunction, Interpersonal Relationships, Parenting Issues, Sexual Abuse/Rape, Spiritual/Religious Concerns, Stress, Trauma/PTSD, Men's Issues
Populations Served
Disabled
Membership Organizations
HelpPro.com
Age Groups Served
Young Adults (18-25), Adults (26-59), Seniors (60 +)

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Mrs. Pamela Fulbrook
(702) 751-0668
Insightful Living Inc.3611 S. Lindell Road
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Family Conflict, Parenting, Divorce, Bipolar Disorder
Qualification
School: Regis University
Years In Practice: 3 Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6),Children (6 to 10),Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13),Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults
Average Cost
$80 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: No
Accepts Credit Cards: Yes

Mrs. Catherine E. Stock, MA, MFTI
(702) 367-0393
3611 S. Lindell Road #101
Las Vegas, NV
Specialties
Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Depression,Divorce,Loss or Grief,OCD,Parenting,Personality Disorders,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Female
Education
I have a masters degree in counseling psychology from Regis University. I received my bachelors degree in psychology from California State University-Fresno.
Insurance
No
Membership Organizations
Affiliated Therapists of Spring Valley

Paul J Padlak
(702) 301-6159
Las Vegas, NV
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Supervision
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Maryjane Henning
(702) 339-1165
Las Vegas, NV
Practice Areas
Addictions and Dependency, Clinical Mental Health, Aging/Gerontological, Couples & Family, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

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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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NV Legal Definitions of Marriage

Statute

"Only a marriage between a male and a female person shall be recognized and given effect in this state"; Nevada, Question No. 2