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Salt Lake City Infertility Support
You may find yourself experiencing a range of emotions as you go through your infertility treatments. You may feel anger, sadness, depression, fear, and guilt, and you may find your relationships begin to waver. You and your partner may experience some tension, especially if you disagree with the extent or monetary cost of the fertility treatments.
Going through infertility treatments can be a difficult time, and it is normal for your emotions to change with the littlest provocation. However, if you find that the feelings of helplessness and depression become overwhelming, it may be time to make an appointment with an infertility therapist.
Infertility Therapists in Salt Lake City
The following therapists treat infertility in the Salt Lake City area:
- Steven Chen, Ph.D.
- Jonathon Swinton, M.S., Med.F.T., L.M.F.T.
- Melissa Snyder, L.C.S.W.
Infertility Therapy Sessions
Your infertility therapy sessions may take a number of forms. You may meet with your therapist one-on-one, with your partner, with a group, or in any combination of the three. Before you choose a therapist, you may want to meet with him first to see if his treatment style fits with your personal preferences.
Both members of the couple should attend counseling, even if only one person is receiving the actual fertility treatments. It can be beneficial for me especially to share their feelings at these sessions, since it gives them a safe place to share their fears and insecurities. This can help open up the fields of communication.
At the session, your therapist will have you share your thoughts on how your fertility treatments have affected your relationships, work, or other aspects of your life. You can talk about any kinds of financial burdens it has caused, and any kind of stress that has resulted from it.
Your therapist will show you ways to manage your grief, work through stress, and go about positive changes in your life.