Our objective is to provide emotional support throughout assisted human reproduction treatments.
The aspiration of parenthood can be a source of stress, anguish, and in particular cases, depression. Psychological consultations are therefore available to provide guidelines and coping strategies in order to make the selected assisted human reproduction treatments as smooth as possible, and such advice is tailored to the specific needs of each patient.
Can emotional state influence the success rate of fertility treatments?
Doctors and professionals in the field of assisted human reproduction treatments understand infertility using an integrative model. Humans are a bio-psycho-social being, and as such, must be attended to in accordance with aforementioned biological, psychological and social actuality.
How can the psychology unit help you at IFER?
We provide emotional support in order to achieve the best results. We help you face treatment with a greater sense of control and peace of mind.
What are the advantages of using psychological support during assisted human reproduction treatments?
We are by your side at every step of treatment and provide positivity at crucial junctures where it can be difficult to maintain energy.
By accompanying and preparing you to think positively ahead of some important moments during treatment, we offer support to help maintain positivity and energy.
Who is our patient-centred care programme for?
- Women without a male partner
- Same Sex Couples
- Single Mothers
What does our patient-centred care program consist of?
- Mediation and psychological advice to single women or couples who choose to receive donated gametes or embryos.
- Advice to all couple and single women recipients.
- Assessment of expectations for assisted human reproduction treatments with third parties.
- Therapeutic groups for the prevention of possible emotional difficulties which may arise during various phases of treatment.
- Group or individual sessions consisting of: relaxation techniques, managing negativity, coping strategies for days awaiting results, assertiveness and prevention of response to possible results.
- Information groups or talks to future patients interested in assisted human reproduction treatments.
- Psychological treatment: individual therapy with tailored treatment for people who either require support or display symptoms.
- Mediation of sexual dysfunctions.