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Gay Parenting Provo 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.

Jason King
(801) 623-4770
Provo, UT
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Supervision
Certifications
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor, National Certified Counselor

William Erb
(801) 863-8972
Orem, UT
Practice Areas
Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Mental Health/Agency Counseling, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Aimee Francom
(801) 404-3069
Orem, UT
Practice Areas
Career Development, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Depression/Grief/Chronically or Terminally Ill, Disaster Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor
Language Proficiencies
ASL : American Sign Language

Ronald Jensen, LCSW
(801) 598-3417
650 North 200 West,AND 6138 South 380 West, Salt Lake City
American Fork, UT
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,Anger Management,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Gay Lesbian Issues,OCD,Personality Disorders,Relationship Issues,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Male
Education
University of Utah
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
BRIGHTER FUTURES, INC.

Utah Family Institute
(801) 802-9464
1471 N 1200 W
Orem, UT

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Dr. Linda Quinton-Burr
(801) 335-4840
Conscious Living3210 North Canyon Road
Provo, UT
Specialties
Addiction, Divorce, Domestic Abuse
Qualification
School: U of Missouri
Year of Graduation: 1973
Years In Practice: 30+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: Female
Average Cost
$70 - $150

Mr David O. Williams, LPC
(801) 960-5388
313 East 1200 S.,Suite #101
Orem, UT
Specialties
Addictions or Substance Abuse,ADHD,Anxiety or Fears,Child or Adolescent Issues,Depression,Impulse Control Disorders,Parenting,Relationship Issues,Spirituality,Trauma and PTSD
Gender
Male
Education
Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling from Brigham Young University, 1997.
Insurance
Yes
Membership Organizations
Choosing Joy!

Howard Ray Wagstaff
(801) 372-8409
Lehi, UT
Practice Areas
Childhood & Adolescence, Clinical Mental Health, Couples & Family, Sexual Abuse Recovery, Mental Health/Agency Counseling
Certifications
National Certified Counselor

Aspen Therapy
(801) 225-3111
3707 N Canyon Rd Ste 2C
Provo, UT

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Greenhouse Center For Growth
(801) 785-1169
194 S Main St
Pleasant Grove, UT

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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