Advice & Support: Professional Finder

This resource includes information about physicians, complementary care providers, surrogacy, egg donation and sperm donation agencies, adoption agencies, lawyers, pharmacists and other professionals committed to assisting you.


12...4567891011121314

Mary P. Riddle, Ph.D.

Mary P. Riddle, Ph.D.

Scenery Park Psychology Group
110 Regent Court, Suite 103
State College, Pennsylvania 16801
(814) 237-0551

Biography

Dr. Mary Riddle received her PH.D. in Clinical Health Psychology from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University in New York City. She completed her pre-doctoral clinical internship at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health (of New York’s Psychoanalytic Institute). She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Manhattan’s VA Hospital, where she started a women’s health collaborative with Primary Care.

See More

Dr. Riddle has published numerous articles within the field of reproductive health and her research has been nationally recognized.

Since 2006, Dr. Riddle has been on faculty at The Pennsylvania State University in the department of Psychology. Currently she is a course author and lecturer of Psychology for Penn State University’s World Campus. She also maintains a private practice in State College, PA.

Since 2005, Dr. Riddle has served as the psychological consultant to Geisinger Medical Center’s Fertility Clinic in Danville, PA. She counsels patients and evaluates potential egg donors and gestational surrogates. She also meets with couples to help them navigate the complex issues inherent in third party reproduction.

Dr. Riddle is a member of the Mental Health Professional Group of The American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She is the past Chair of the Mental Health Professional Group as well as the past Chair of the Scientific Development Committee. She remains on the Executive Board until 2017. Dr. Riddle is on the Editorial Board of Fertility and Sterility, the medical journal of The American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Other professional affiliations include the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and the Central Pennsylvania Psychological Association.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michele L. Cole, LCSW

Michele L. Cole, LCSW

The Family Building Support Center, LLC
519 Westfield Avenue
Westfield, New Jersey 07090
(908) 232-7277

Biography

Michele L. Cole, LCSW- NY, NJ, Founder and Director of The Family Building Support Center, LLC., is a clinical social worker with over twelve years of experience in the field of mental health as a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor and associate clinical director, in private and community practice.  She works with adults, children, adolescents, couples and families. Ms. Cole is a current member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine’s Mental Health Professional Group, RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association, Concerned Persons for Adoption and The New Jersey Association of Women Therapists. She has received continuing education on contemporary family building at The National Institute for the Psychotherapies’ ongoing professional training series, “Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Adoption, Infertility and Contemporary Family-Making,” adoption issues at Rutgers University’s Institute for Families and on telemedicine ethics and practices at The Telemental Health Institute.

See More

In addition to working with prospective parents around infertility, assisted and third party reproduction, adoption and family life issues, other areas of clinical focus include the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, women’s issues, trauma and working with grief, bereavement and attachment issues.

Ms. Cole currently serves as Compliance Officer at The Fifth Avenue Counseling Center, Inc., a community mental health center in New York City where she has held the positions of Associate Clinical Director, Clinical Supervisor and Psychotherapist.  She has also worked as an individual and group counselor for survivors of The September 11th tragedy and as a child and family social worker for Headstart.

Ms. Cole received her Masters of Social Work degree from City University of New York’s Hunter College.  Prior to her work in the mental health field, she was a broadcast news journalist and adjunct professor of television production and writing. She was also President and Founder of Careers On Site, Inc., a career education and mentoring program for teens.

 

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.
2220 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, California 94115
(415) 457-3959
Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.
610 D Street
San Rafael, California 94901
415-457-3959
Nancy Kaufman, L.C.S.W., L.P.

Nancy Kaufman, L.C.S.W., L.P.

Nancy Kaufman, L.C.S.W., L.P.
1430 Second Avenue, Suite 109
New York, New York 10021
(212) 772-1200

Biography

Nancy Kaufman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Psychoanalyst with more than 25 years of clinical experience. She leads The Third Party Parenting Network (TPPN), a  monthly support group for people pursuing or who have already formed their families using egg donation, sperm donation and/or surrogacy. She specializes in issues related to Disclosure in Third Party Reproduction.

12...4567891011121314