The journey to creating your family is filled with emotions. Hope, fear, excitement, stress and joy are just a few of the things you may feel as you go through infertility treatment. Emotional support and holistic care are essential to your well-being throughout this process.

We are honored to be part of each step of your journey, and committed to ensuring you have the resources you need. Below, we list a number of helpful contacts in our network, including local counseling professionals and fertility support groups. Please contact us if you need any further information.

Psychological Counseling

Counseling can be a valuable tool to help you manage the variety of emotions you will experience as you navigate the path to becoming pregnant.

Center for Reproductive Psychology
Infertility, miscarriage, adoption and reproductive counseling by the Center for Reproductive Psychology, San Diego, California
Contact: Martha Diamond or Janet Jaffe (858) 576-3810
For more information, visit http://www.reproductivepsych.org/
Caroline Stewart & Associates
1527 W. Lewis Ct.
San Diego, CA 92103
(619) 491-0080

The CHIRP
The Center for Human Infertility and Reproductive Psychology (The CHIRP) provides services to those interested in or involved with the fields of infertility, adoption, surrogacy and assisted reproduction.
Contact: Sylvia Marnella, Ph.D. (619) 379-6012
For more information, visit http://thechirp.org/

Karen Hall, Ph.D.
Psychologist Karen Hall, PhD provides caring individual and group infertility therapy and pregnancy counseling and support.
Contact: Karen Hall (760) 443-5425
For more information, visit http://www.infertilitycounselingandsupport.com/

Support Groups

Many of our patients find infertility support groups beneficial. It can be empowering to hear others’ experiences, share your own story and give and receive support.

The Endometriosis Association
The Endometriosis Association helps women and girls with the pain and treatment of endometriosis.
For more information, visit http://www.endometriosisassn.org/

PCOSupport
Formed in 1997, PCOSupport is an all-volunteer grass-roots organization that is operated by women with PCOS and those who support them.
For more information, visit http://www.pcosupport.org/

International Premature Ovarian Failure Association
To provide community, support and information to women with Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) and their loved ones; to increase public awareness and understanding of POF; and to work with health care professionals to better understand this condition.
For more information, visit http://www.ipofa.org/

RESOLVE Support Groups
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association offers support groups led by professionals and peers. Find a support group near you.
For more information, visit http://www.resolve.org/