Rochelle Anixt Gold, L.M.S.W.
Check-Up for Emotional Health/Fertile Ground
700 N. Old Woodward Ave., Suite 300
Birmingham, Michigan 48009
Birmingham, Michigan 48009
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Sara Barris is a clinical psychologist. Since 1988 she has been highly active in the field of reproductive health issues with an expertise in infertility and adoption Dr. Barris has written and lectured extensively around the psychological and emotional variables surrounding these issues.
She has conducted many workshops in these areas as well. Dr. Barris serves as the co - director of Support Services for The American Fertility Association. In that capacity she has created and co-developed their national telephone coaching support groups. This involves leading groups, training and supervising mental health professionals. Dr. Barris is a part of Dr. Martin Seligman’s team at the University of Pennsylvania helping to facilitate the Penn Resilience Prevention Program for children and adolescents. Sara Barris has a full time private practice in Forest Hills, New York . She is a mother through birth and adoption.
Sara Rector, MFT has been helping individuals and couples cope since 1980, and in private practice since 1994. She the Director of the Circle of Life Center a full service Infertility support center providing information, counseling for Individuals, Couples and Groups also providing psychological evaluations for prospective donors and surrogates.
She has created a Reproductive Wellness MP3 and CD series available on her website www.circleoflifecenter.info/products/resources.html that includes information on Positive Intention Conception, Relationship issues and Infertility, the Male and Female perspectives and experiences of infertility, Healing pregnancy Loss and Transition to Ovum Donation.
Sara leads Support Groups for RESOLVE (Southwestern Region), has written articles for RESOLVE , lectured at Fall Symposiums, has been teleconference guest speaker (National level), and has setup & coordinated Speakers and topics for RESOLVE quarterly education meetings. She has been an expert witness in an infertility court case and a subject of live interviews on infertility at Anjionline.com, a women's health & well-being website.
Sara holds a Masters Degree in Psychology from The University of San Francisco, a B.S. in Psychology from Pitzer College of Claremont Colleges, and is a member of the California Association of Marriage, Family and Child Therapists (CAMFT), The American Fertility Association (The AFA), American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and RESOLVE.