The field of Fertility Counseling is a rapidly growing specialty area in psychotherapy. Many clinicians are finding more patients presenting with reproductive issues and a complex history of reproductive loss. Whether infertility is a presenting problem or occurs during the course of therapy, clinicians need to understand challenges faced by clients as they navigate the world of assisted reproduction. Further, the fallout and aftermath for families who have struggled with infertility continues long after family building is resolved and can impact relationships for generations. Therapists who are interested in receiving continuing education and training in fertility counseling should contact me regarding:
- We are committed to the training of clinicians who are interested in expanding their skills in the area of reproductive mental health counseling. Our live, interactive ten-month teleconference classes Fertility Counseling Postgraduate Course, have been highly successful in educating mental health professionals across the continent and is now attacking participants across the world. Until this course, few clinicians have had access to an intensive, live, learning experience in this field. Starting the fourth year of our highly successful, internationally recognized course to mental health professionals, the classes for 2019-2020 are now filled. Please see the attached flyer describing the course. If you are interested in being considered for next year’s classes, please fill out an application and return to both of us by email, as we hold applications in order of date received. Space is limited and these classes fill up quickly. Video conferences will be scheduled to discuss applicants’ background, learning interests, and the course in June/July of 2020.
- Monthly group supervision for those who have completed the introductory course
- Individual case consultations
Here is what a few members of this year’s classes are saying: