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Fort Worth, Texas, Infertility Support
When you’re having difficulty trying to conceive, a number of emotions related to infertility may surface including fear, sadness, anger and anxiety. It is common for couples to disagree about many aspects of fertility treatment: when to start and how long to continue, as well as fertility treatment costs. Many women, men and couples find that infertility support, through a counselor or support group, helps to work through these feelings.
A experienced infertility can help you make decisions related to infertility treatment, solve differences with your partner, and help alleviate your fears and concerns related to infertility. Infertility therapy can take place one-on-one, with your partner in couples therapy, or in a group setting. Many fertility clinics have a therapist available and offer support groups. In addition, peer-led support groups are available through non-profits such as RESOLVE.
Choosing an Infertility Therapist
Ask for recommendations from your fertility clinic, friends and family. At a consultation, in person or over the phone, as the therapist the following questions:
- Do fertility patients make up a large part of your practice?
- What type of therapy do you practice?
- Do you recommend one-on-one therapy, couple’s therapy or group therapy?
- How many sessions do you recommend, how often will I attend, and how long are the sessions?
- What is your fee, and do you take insurance?
- Can you provide me with references?
Online Infertility Support
There is no substitute for a trained professional to help you manage your grief, sadness or sort out your feelings related to infertility. However, the online infertility support forums at Fertile Thoughts can supplement your infertility therapy and provide feedback and advice from women who are going through the same experiences you are.