Infertility

Experiencing infertility can be incredibly emotionally painful. Challenges with conceiving a child can cause stress and lead to anxiety and depression. A diagnosis of infertility can cause grief, emotional trauma and put strain on your relationships. Seeing a qualified mental health professional when you are struggling with infertility can be very helpful. Therapy can help couples deal with the anger or guilt they may be feeling and it can also help them to explore alternative options – like adoption or fertility treatments – in a safe space. If you are experiencing fertility challenges, reach out to one of TherapyDen’s infertility experts today.

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Feeling burnout and overwhelmed? Disconnected from your body? Second guessing every decision? I provide support to women experiencing infertility, navigating fertility treatments, exploring options for building their family, and making difficult reproductive decisions. We will work together to address feelings of anxiety, shame, grief, and disconnection so that you can feel more empowered to work towards your reproductive goals.

— Jessica Byrd, Counselor in Tempe, AZ
 

I am a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. I have taken extensive training in infertility counseling and prenatal, pregnancy, and post natal. I am working towards finalizing my Certification in Perinatal Mental Health. I will provide you guidance and emotional support, while offering information and resources to help you make the reproductive decisions that are right for you and your family. Care tailored to your unique parenthood journey is available.

— Julie Casperson, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in , CO

I have specialized training in infertility through the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

— Martine Jones, Psychologist in Asheville, NC
 

Expertise in treating the trauma, grief and loss associated with the infertility journey with individuals and couples. Featured in the upcoming documentary, "Inconceivable" due in theaters in 2022.

— Janel Morey-Sassano, Psychotherapist in O'Fallon, IL

I have a specialty in grief and loss and a certification in expressive arts, I have found ways to work with those facing infertility to help on the road to healing. I was trained by the American Society of Reproductive Medicine in Mental Health, have completed the County of San Diego adoption program. and work with those going through IVF, surrogacy or facing challenges around women's health.

— Michelle North, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Encinitas, CA
 

Anyone who has struggled with infertility will say that this experience is filled with stress. The question many couples ask themselves is “when is the right time to seek couples counseling?” Usually, one or both partners are hurting, feeling confused, anxious, worried, and in general, emotionally overwhelmed. Infertility may lead to defensiveness and emotional distancing when partners find themselves unable to discuss their thoughts and feelings causing problems in their relationship.

— Filippo M. Forni, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Los Angeles, CA

I have both personal experience with infertility and assisted reproduction and specialized training in infertility through the American Society of Reproductive Medicine. I am passionate about supporting women as they navigate the heart-wrenching and often very lonely experience of infertility. I offer individual therapy, group therapy, and 3rd party reproduction consultations for intended parents. I look forward to working with you in this area!

— Martine Jones, Psychologist in Asheville, NC

Infertility is hard. Instead of ignoring it, together we can face it. Infertility can be an isolation journey (although this is changing with social media) its imperative to have safe spaces for women to process and explore why this is happening, discuss alternative treatment methods and gain emotional support through a trying experience. Infertility can make women feel small and alone, in this space you are not. I'm here ready to walk this path with you.

— Alece Coleman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
 

1 in 8 couples struggle to conceive and is a very painful experience for couples. I am a member of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and have received training in this area through this organization.

— Kerri-Anne Brown, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Orlando, FL

The journey of infertility can be painful. As a professional who has personally experienced the hardships of this process, I can understand and empathize with the emotional, physical and psychological toll this process can have on the individual going through fertility treatment. I also understand how this process can significantly impact a partnership or marriage (in both positive and negative ways). Learning effective ways to cope can make this process a lot easier.

— Alisha Barnum, Counselor in Saint Charles, IL
 

Counseling offers a safe haven where you can talk, vent, and deal with the emotions. It can help you come to terms with the losses you have had, it can aid you in making choices and decisions at present, and it can lend you the strength and hope necessary to move beyond the crisis and toward a resolution.

— Stacy Karp Mosher, Counselor in Portland, ME

Counseling offers a safe haven where you can talk, vent, and deal with the emotions. It can help you come to terms with the losses you have had, it can aid you in making choices and decisions at present, and it can lend you the strength and hope necessary to move beyond the crisis and toward a resolution.

— Stacy Karp Mosher, Counselor in Portland, ME
 

Expertise in treating the trauma, grief and loss associated with the infertility journey with individuals and couples. Featured in the upcoming documentary, "Inconceivable" due in theaters in 2022.

— Janel Morey-Sassano, Psychotherapist in O'Fallon, IL

About 6.4 million people experience challenges with infertility. Having trouble becoming pregnant or remaining pregnant can be extremely painful to bear. I support individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, worry, and stress due to issues of fertility. During our work, we will explore ways to manage treatments and your already busy life. We will explore options available to you, such as sperm and egg donors and gestational surrogacy.

— Meyleen Velasquez, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in , WA
 

As someone who has experienced the struggle of infertility, I know first hand how difficult it may be to cope. I focus on supporting black women navigating their fertility journey by providing a safe space to process their feelings. I educate and advocate for the Reproductive & Maternal Mental Health field by hosting discussions on my Womb Wisdom podcast.

— Tamara Hunter, Counselor in Douglasville, GA