Fertility Counselling and support
At Fertility Specialists of Western Australia in Perth, we offer a comprehensive fertility counselling and support service that is available to all our patients and their partners.
A Clinical Psychologist is based at each of our locations in Applecross and Claremont.
They both are experienced and approved Fertility Counsellors by the Western Australian Reproductive Technology Council (RTC).
The emotional rollercoaster
It is helpful to have someone really listen to you without giving ‘advice’ and be able to talk to someone you can be completely honest with. You may only have one session, or choose to have ongoing sessions, with or without your partner.
Fertility Specialists of Western Australia also offer phone consults if you don’t live in the Perth metro area or if you can’t make it to the fertility clinic for any reason.
"Talking with a counsellor does not mean you are not coping – it is an important part of your treatment."
Your counselling session may focus on issues such as:
Preparing for fertility treatment and making decisions about your treatment options
The impact on your relationships
Coping with unsuccessful treatment cycles and/or pregnancy losses
Coping with emotions around other people’s pregnancies, births, and children
How your family, friends and colleagues behave or react
Specific concerns related to donor treatment cycles, or feelings of anxiety or loss of control.
Fees and Appointments
We encourage all Perth patients having fertility treatment to take advantage of our counselling service.