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Las Vegas Infertility Support
You may find yourself on an emotional roller coaster ride as you begin your infertility treatment process. Along with physical challenges, you may find your emotions going back and forth. One day you may seem depressed, only to find yourself angry the next. While you may feel sad one minute, you may feel guilty the next.
Your relationship may also go through some struggles, especially if you and your partner disagree about the extent of the fertility treatments, as well as the physical and emotional toll they are causing.
These feelings are perfectly normal, but if you find they become overwhelming, it may be time to speak with an infertility therapist. An infertility therapist can help you mange these feelings, as well as help you and your partner communicate more effectively.
Infertility Therapists in Las Vegas
Infertility therapists are specially trained to deal with the unique issues and emotions that may arise during the course of infertility treatments, including fear, anger, anxiety, hopelessness, grief, and depression. They can also help you work towards positive changes in your life.
The following therapists treat patients through the infertility process in Las Vegas:
- Amanda Hughes, M.S., MFTI
- Anita T. Vaccaro, M.A., MFT
- Maureen Zelensky, M.S., LMFT
Infertility Therapy Session
Before you begin your therapy sessions, it is important to choose a therapist with whom you feel comfortable. Therapists have different styles, and you want to choose one in which you can openly share your feelings and your challenges.
You may attend only one kind of session, or your therapist may recommend a mixture. Examples are one-on-one with your therapist, couples counseling with your partner and your therapist, or group meetings.
Your therapist will encourage you to talk freely about the challenges that your fertility treatments have contributed to in your life. You can talk about relationship issues, financial struggles, or even problems in your work life.
It is important that both partners attend the counseling sessions, even if both are not receiving treatment. Male partners in particular may be adverse to it at first, but it can be a helpful forum for them to talk about their own fears and insecurities about the process. Furthermore, these therapy sessions can help both of you communicate more effectively, which can bring you closer together during an emotionally trying time.