Kim Bergman, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist of 20 years, has specialized in the area of gay and lesbian parenting, parenting by choice and third party assisted reproduction for the last two decades. Dr. Bergman has created a comprehensive psychological screening, support and monitoring process for parents, surrogates and donors. She is the co-owner of Fertility Counseling Services and Growing Generations and is a member of the American Association of Reproductive Medicine, the American Fertility Association, the American Psychological Association, the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, the Lesbian and Gay Psychotherapy Association, and the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association. She is on the national board of the Family Equality Council. Dr. Bergman writes, teaches, and speaks extensively on parenting by choice and along with co-authors, published “Gay Men Who Become Fathers via Surrogacy: The Transition to Parenthood” in the Journal of GLBT Family Studies in April 2010.