Infertility Counseling

You and your partner have been trying everything to make your dream of having a baby come true. Nothing seems to be going to plan, and worse, you’ve started having relationship problems too. Now you’re both in pain, but you feel isolated—and maybe even lonelier than when you were alone. Negative thoughts and feelings swirl… Read more

Along with all the cheer and excitement of the holidays, stress, expectations, and obligations often follow. And with this year’s holiday season bringing up all new stressors, you may need a refresher course on strategies to prevent holiday blues. You might be familiar with holiday blues: You’re supposed to be preparing for a happy family… Read more

It’s not easy going through infertility and pregnancy loss at any time. But going through one or both during a pandemic can feel impossible. Everything around you is overwhelming, scary, and unpredictable. You might feel anxious about the consequences of your smallest actions or about the state of things much larger than yourself. And to… Read more

Therapy to Fit Your Lifestyle (& Busy Schedule) Maybe making the drive to a therapists office just doesn’t fit in your schedule. Or maybe the logistics of driving, finding parking, and navigating through an office building adds more stress than the session relieves. While online therapy has been available for many years now, more and… Read more

If your relationship feels strained or tired, try using exercises for emotional connection to rejuvenate and strengthen your bond. Research shows that social connection benefits our physical, emotional, and mental health. When we have secure emotional connections, we feel more confident, more independent, and we’re more likely to be successful. It may not come as… Read more

The festive season is upon us, and maybe you thought you’d be pregnant by now. Or maybe you’ve been grappling with infertility for a while now, and it feels like everyone know. Whatever the case, it may feel like the holidays and infertility just don’t mix. If you are dreading the upcoming season of friend… Read more

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) can be life-transforming when it works.  Unfortunately, it can also be a source of physical and emotional stress for both partners. While emotional distress is inherent to infertility, IVF protocols have a number of stressful aspects that often increase emotional distress. These stress factors include: the initial stages of IVF  may… Read more

Infertility and its treatment can be very stressful, causing tension and   strain in even the strongest relationships.  Although the stress due to Infertility affects both men and women, they tend to experience it differently.  This article explains what some of these differences are so that you can better understand the way you and your partner… Read more

Did you know that one out of six couples have problems getting or staying pregnant? It is hard to be positive and not be worried when you face negative pregnancy test results month after month.  It is common to feel disappointed, angry, guilty and stressed.  You may feel as if you are on an emotional… Read more

If you are you dreading the upcoming holiday season, you are probably not alone. Holidays can be a wonderful time to get together with friends and family, but often, you can easily become stressed because you do not have the child that you have been wishing for. Christmas may be one of hardest holidays, because… Read more