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When You Feel Too Depressed to Move

Depression can come on slowly or descend upon your life like a thud.  However it hits your life it is so important to keep moving forward, even if it’s just inch by inch…and we know this sometimes just does not … Continue reading

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When Infertility Treatment Is Not Working

The drugs, shots, and doctors visits – they have been going on for months and still no pregnancy.  You have hopes and dreams of starting and growing a family that seem to be lost in test tubes and syringes.  The … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help a Friend in Crisis

Most of us have had a friend who has had some emotional crisis.  Hopefully family and friends (like you) have helped them find ways to maintain their life and receive assistance sorting out their stressful issues.  Many times those closest … Continue reading

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We are Half Way Through the Year

As we make our way through June we are closing in on the half way point of 2015.  Did you set a list of personal things to do and have not made much progress?  Do you need a bit of … Continue reading

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Infertility Counseling Session 9: Ethics

Modern science has reached a stage within the area of reproductive medicine, that challenges practitioners and their clients to face many ethical considerations when moving forward in the quest to have a child. The limited options that were available to … Continue reading

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Infertility Counseling Session 8: Ending Treatment, Pregnancy and Parenting

Ending infertility treatment is one of the most gut wrenching decisions an individual or couple has to make. Some of the reasons for ending treatment include multiple unsuccessful outcomes, emotional toll, financial drain and pregnancy. After many years of treatment, … Continue reading

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Owning the Way You Feel

When I work with clients here in New York City, we start off by sorting through the many different feelings and emotions they are experiencing.  Sometimes clients feel overwhelmed by life, others feel sad about a recent loss, and there … Continue reading

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Infertility Counseling Session 7: Sex, involuntary childlessness and adoption

Sex in a relationship plays a significant role in whether one can have a baby or not. Although reproduction can take place without sex, most couples wanting to have a baby begin so by engaging in sex that includes intercourse. … Continue reading

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Infertility Counseling Session 6: Sperm, Egg and Embryo Donations

Modern science has made it is possible for a child to be genetically and non-genetically related to five parents at the same time: the intended parents, the egg donor, the sperm donor and the gestational carrier. The many combinations of … Continue reading

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When Something Doesn’t Feel Right

How do you know when it’s time to get help? How can you tell what you’re feeling is really a problem? How many days, weeks, months of depression and anxiety do you have to go through before you realize it’s … Continue reading

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