You will experience many emotions as you undergo fertility treatment. From hope and excitement to anxiety and stress, and ultimately, joy. Emotional support is invaluable to your well-being as you travel the path to parenthood. We are dedicated to providing you with the support you need each step of the way, and are proud to offer the services of Pamela F. Richey, RN. Pam has special training in the Mind/Body Program for Infertility, plus years of experience—first as an infertility nurse, then as a marriage and family therapist. A compassionate guide, Pam will help you reduce anxiety, regain a sense of control and strengthen your relationship.
How Therapy Can Help
Counseling can be invaluable in helping you manage the variety of emotions you will experience as you undergo treatment.
- Individual counseling
- Couples counseling
- Mind/Body Program for Infertility including group support, lifestyle changes, meditation and cognitive restructuring
- Decreased anxiety
- Fewer symptoms of depression
- Regaining a sense of control
- Reduced tension regarding infertility
- Decreased isolation
Learn more about Pam and coping with infertility at http://ncinfertilitysupport.com
Many of our patients find infertility support groups beneficial. Hearing the experiences of others, sharing your own story and giving and receiving support can be both empowering and healing.
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association offers support groups led by professionals and peers. For more information, visit http://www.resolve.org/.