Dr. Kate Truitt & Associates
A Psychological Corporation
It's time to Live Your Excellence
Did you know research studies have found that infertility can actually bring couples closer together? It is their struggle and their need for support from one another that leads to a more secure bond.
Did you know that each body is unique and can respond to the IVF process differently - there is no one size fits all process. While pain can actually indicate that the process is working, no pain does not necessarily mean the process is not working. Science shows that changing how we think about pain can have a significant impact on both how we experience pain as well as its severity.
Are you planning a family? Are you on a fertility journey?
At Dr. Kate Truitt and Associates we understand that your plans to start a family can be one of the most complex and rewarding journeys of your life. This experience can be accompanied by a myriad of experiences including excitement, overwhelming joy as well as unexpected difficult moments of depression, anxiety, relationship distress, and maladaptive coping to name a few.
However, research shows there are protective factors that can help mediate these difficult moments, such as having a network of support, whether friends, family, partners and spouses, or professionals, along with open communication about fertility challenges and actively exploring information and education regarding these challenges. We understand the grief related to infertility and how keeping your sorrow to yourself can result in feelings of isolation and shame. Couples and individuals often lack support in navigating the stress from medical procedures, cost, and uncertainty about outcomes.
Our team will provide you with the essential tools, resources, psycho-education and cutting-edge techniques supported by neuroscience to help you navigate the emotional and mental side of this journey. These tools will help you manage stress and calm your nervous system, and increase overarching resilience. Through cultivating a compassionate relationship with your self and your body there are new opportunities for building a new deeper bond with your partner and understanding how to communicate with the important people in your life. Come learn how to prepare you, and your family, for success during this incredible time. Contact Dr. Kate Truitt and her team today!
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou
Infertility can affect both partners in similar ways. Individuals and couples navigating the fertility process are often plagued with feelings of failure, inadequacy, loss, guilt, shame, fear of being judged or abandoned, jealousy and anger. It is very natural for partners to get caught in a cycle of blame and defend, protest and withdrawal.
LGBTQIA+ individuals and partners often face particular hurdles related to coverage, hormones, and third-party reproduction support when embarking on their family planning journey. Thanks to advances in science there are several options available, and affirmative emotional and medical support is important in preventing the process from becoming overwhelming.