Infertility Counseling & Support

Infertility Counseling & Support

Your Trusted Partner in Infertility Counseling and Support

At Pinnacle Fertility, we understand that the journey to parenthood can be challenging, and infertility can be a complex and emotional experience. Our commitment is to provide not only exceptional fertility care but also comprehensive support for our patients throughout their journey. We recognize that infertility affects not just the physical health but also the emotional well-being of individuals and couples. That's why we offer a range of infertility counseling and patient support services to address the unique needs of our patients.

Infertility Counseling for Individuals and Couples

We recognize that every patient's journey is unique, and our counseling services are tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you're just starting your fertility treatment or have been on this path for a while, our counselors will work with you to addresses your emotional, psychological, and social needs throughout your fertility journey.

Infertility can also put a strain on relationships. Our couples counseling sessions aim to strengthen communication and support between partners. We help you navigate the emotional ups and downs of fertility treatment as a team, fostering a stronger and more resilient partnership.

Whether you need support individually or as a couple, our experienced team can help you navigate difficult feelings and decisions, develop coping strategies, and feel supported and empowered throughout each step of your treatment. Counseling is available to current patients only; please connect with your navigator to schedule.

Meet Our Team of Mental Health Provider(s)

Morgan Neary, LSW
Supporting Clinics: Pinnacle Fertility (Manhattan), Advanced Fertility Care, Institute for Human Reproduction

Meet Morgan Neary, LSW

Morgan Neary, LSW, is an experienced fertility counselor with a master's degree in social work from Columbia University. Her academic background includes psychology and women's studies at the University of Michigan.

Since 2018, Morgan has been dedicated to supporting clients on their fertility journey, helping them navigate treatments with knowledge and confidence. She operates under the supervision of Kim Kriesel, LPC, PMH-C, ensuring high-quality care for all her clients.

Devin Rabas, LCSW
Devin Rabas, LCSW
Supporting Clinics: ORM Fertility, Seattle Reproductive Medicine

Meet Devin Rabas, LCSW

Devin Rabas, LCSW, obtained her MSW from Loyola University Chicago in 2016 and is currently licensed in Oregon, Texas, Colorado, and Washington. With a background in community mental health, medical social work, and clinical supervision in intensive outpatient services, Devin is deeply passionate about helping others.

Her diverse experiences led her to recognize the importance of assisting individuals in various aspects of fertility and family planning. Devin is an active member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and, outside of her clinical work, enjoys hiking with her dogs, skiing, reading, and cherishing quality time with her family.

Monica Ochoa, LCSW
Monica Ochoa, LCSW
Supporting Clinics: Santa Monica Fertility, California Fertility Partners, Dominion Fertility

Meet Monica Ochoa, LCSW

Monica Ochoa, LCSW, is a bilingual (Spanish) licensed clinical social worker with over 12 years of experience in social services. She specializes in helping individuals and couples navigate their fertility journey. Monica uses evidence-based practices and mindfulness techniques to create a safe space for clients, empowering them to achieve their mental health goals during this challenging process.

As both a licensed clinical social worker and an IVF patient herself, Monica brings a unique perspective and deep empathy to her work, providing personalized support and guidance to those facing similar challenges.

Sarah Mullen, LMSW
Sarah Mullen, LMSW
Supporting Clinics: Reproductive Gynecology & Infertility

Meet Sarah Mullen, LMSW

Sarah Mullen, LMSW, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Child and Family Development and a Master of Social Work Degree from The University of Akron. With a diverse background in the mental health field, she brings extensive experience in supporting women through fertility treatment and perinatal postpartum stages.

Sarah is passionate about providing personalized support to individuals and couples as they embark on their journey to build families, recognizing the physical and emotional challenges they face throughout the process. She is supervised by licensed clinical social worker, Devin Rabas, LCSW.

Infertility Counseling Frequently Asked Questions

Infertility counseling helps individuals and couples cope with the emotional, psychological, and relational challenges associated with infertility.

Infertility counseling is a form of psychological support for individuals and couples who are facing difficulties conceiving a child or dealing with reproductive health issues. It can benefit anyone experiencing infertility-related stress, grief, or relationship strain.

Infertility can trigger a range of emotions, including sadness, frustration, anxiety, guilt, and even depression. Couples may also experience strain on their relationship, social isolation, and a sense of loss related to their unfulfilled dreams of parenthood.

Infertility counseling with Pinnacle Fertility typically involves one-on-one or couples therapy sessions with one of our licensed mental health professionals. Sessions may focus on addressing emotional distress, communication difficulties, decision-making regarding treatment options, and coping strategies.

The duration of counseling can vary depending on individual needs and circumstances. Some people may benefit from just a few sessions to address specific concerns, while others may engage in more extended therapy if they are dealing with complex emotional issues or require support throughout their fertility journey.

Infertility counseling primarily focuses on emotional and psychological well-being rather than directly impacting physical fertility. However, reducing stress and improving mental health can indirectly benefit fertility by promoting overall health and well-being. Additionally, counseling can help individuals and couples make informed decisions about fertility treatments and family-building options.

Request a Counseling Appointment

*For Pinnacle Fertility Manhattan Patients Only*

For those who have not yet established care with us, connect with our team here.

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