What Couples Therapy Really Looks Like

Couples Therapy Sessions

This video shows a window into 3 couples therapy sessions for a couple dealing with infertility. Fertility-focused therapist Beth Jaeger-Skigen and FertilityIQ co-founders Deborah & Jake role play 3 common scenarios that couples deal with as they navigate fertility challenges.

This video will give you a sense for how therapy can be incredibly helpful in terms of helping a couple to better understand each other and be supportive during difficult times.

Thses sessions cover several dynamics and emotions, including disagreements like going home for the holidays, going to triggering social events, spouses avoiding each other, resentment, grief, sadness, male factor infertility, differences in how much members of a couple want to discuss fertility, and more.

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Mental Health & Fertility

In this video course, we'll help you understand every important topic relating to mental health & fertility. After taking this course, you will walk away with the strong sense that you are not alone. We cover data around anxiety, depression, and stress as they relate to fertility & fertility outcomes. We'll share studies of specific relaxation techniques & tools to cope with the distress of fertility challenges. Experts also cover studies on SSRI antidepressant medications and their safety and impacts on fertility outcomes.

We explain what happens in a therapy session, and then show you footage of what an actual couples therapy session looks like, so you can understand how therapy can help.

Fertility therapists walk you through common relationship dynamics, and tools for managing platonic relationships from family to co-workers and friends, as well as your relationship with your partner.

Finally, fertility therapists and people who have been through fertility challeges explore the common experiences of loss, grief, anxiety, navigating the holidays, and tools for self-preservation during all of these experiences.