Rochelle Anixt Gold, LMSW, ACSW, MA offers emotional health consultations before, during and after assisted reproductive heath care to support the crucial time of building development for individuals and couples. The wish for a child can be understood as enlarging the family, mastering one's own capacity for life and developing enduring bonds with a spouse and child. The timing of treatment, the amount of intervention, the need to evaluate the best care and procedures will be assessed. Feelings of grief, persistent sadness, sacrifice, loss, helplessness, worry, self-esteem and one's value in the family can be explored.