Emotional Support Resources

Infertility impacts the body and the mind equally, we understand. Many good prognosis patients never seek care or drop out of fertility care often due to many of the negative emotional and self-images issues they experience along the way.

At Conceptions Reproductive Associates of Colorado, we support our hopeful parents with referrals to counselors specializing in infertility.

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Kim Kluger-Bell


Kim Kluger-Bell is a licensed psychotherapist and counselor specializing in the psychological impact of infertility, pregnancy loss, and donor procedures and surrogacy. She has worked with fertility clinics in Colorado and California and has a private practice in Boulder, Colorado.

She has been active in the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's Mental Health Professional Group for many years and is the author of Unspeakable Losses: Healing from Infertility and Pregnancy Loss (WW Norton and Harper Collins) and a series of books for young children (The Pea That Was Me series and The Very Kind Koala) which help introduce children to the special and wonderful ways they have come into the world.

You can read more about Kim at www.kimklugerbellLMFT.com or purchase her books from www.booksfordonorkids.com.

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Ruchi Malhotra

L.P.C., M.S.

Ruchi Malhotra draws upon various modalities of therapy including, but not limited to EMDR inspired BrainSpotting, mindfulness, narrative and somatic techniques.

Areas of specialization include complex, intergenerational and identity based trauma, life transitions, internalized oppression, anxiety, grief/loss and self-empowerment.

She received her master’s in Applied Psychology and has been practicing for over 15 years. Currently, she holds a license as a professional counselor in the State of Colorado.  In addition to being a therapist in private practice, she has worked at various settings (University of Colorado Boulder, Grant program for homeless youth, LGBTQI+ Community Center, and Victims Assistance).

Ruchi is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Read more about Ruchi at https://mindfulhealthadvantage.com/psychologists-therapy

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Jennifer Moné


Jennifer Moné, Ph.D. is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and maintains a successful private practice serving couples, individuals, and families. Her specialties include fertility concerns; grief and loss; relationships; and life transitions.

Dr. Moné’s counseling style utilizes clients’ own strengths and teaches skill-building to help them meet their goals. She believes counseling can be a short endeavor and aims to help clients make progress in a manner that matches their pace and needs. She welcomes collaboration and questions in order to build a positive therapist-client relationship. She is also an EMDR-approved practitioner (which stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). EMDR Therapy is an approach aimed at reducing the intensity of traumatic events, and the thoughts and feelings associated with them. EMDR has been shown to assist with anxiety, sadness, and other aspects related to fertility problems.

Dr. Moné has over 15 years of experience in counseling people affected by fertility challenges and in conducting psychoeducational consultations for those using third party reproductive assistance with a donor egg, donor sperm, or donor embryos. She is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and maintains active membership in their Mental Health Professional Group.  She is also a member of the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy. Moreover, Dr. Moné has specialized training in working with couples and uses a systemic approach in order to alleviate the effects fertility issues can have on an individual, relationships, and in other facets of life.  She welcomes all individuals and couples, regardless of their marital status, sexual orientation, race, faith, financial background, or gender identity.

For questions about a particular issue, or to schedule with her, please contact Dr. Moné directly (720-532-5600) or visit her website at www.JenniferMone.com

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Jen Noonan


Jen Noonan is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice hyper-specializing in reproductive mental wellness. This means the majority of her clients are having trouble getting pregnant, experiencing infertility, loss/miscarriage/stillbirth, postpartum concerns, or other pregnancy related issues. She transitioned to focusing almost exclusively on reproductive mental wellness after experiencing her own infertility and losses. While she may not have experienced exactly what you have, she can relate, and has a vast understanding of the medical terminology and the emotional roller coaster that reproductive and loss issues can create.

During counseling sessions, she will listen closely to what you are struggling with, and work with you on ways to improve your thought processes, stress and anxiety levels, decision making, relationships, and anything else that may arise. She utilize Cognitive Behavior Therapy (cognitive restructuring), as well as Mind Body Stress Reduction techniques and coping skills. During third-party consultations, she will walk you through the process of utilizing donor gametes or a gestational carrier, and provide you with the most recent knowledge and resources in the field.

Most importantly, Jen has extensive training in the field. She is a member of the Mental Health Professional Group (MHPG) of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) where she volunteers for numerous committees. She has also worked with Conceptions patients for many years where she has completed consultations with recipients (utilizing donor sperm, donor egg, a combo of the two, and donor embryo), as well as intended parents (utilizing gestational carriers). She has also evaluated many egg donors and gestational carriers. She is also the author of the book In Due Time: A Journey Through Infertility, Loss, and Embracing the Unknown.

You can schedule an appointment and learn more about Jen by calling 720-217-3831, emailing her at kiaorawellness@gmail.com, or visiting her website at www.kiaorawellness.com

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Jill Pinarowicz


Dr. Jill Pinarowicz is a licensed psychologist in private practice specializing in reproductive mental health including infertility, pregnancy, and postpartum support. Dr. Pinarowicz meets the qualifications set by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) to be able to provide counseling in infertility and is especially interested in helping others with initial and ongoing fertility struggles, fertility issues related to genetic concerns, losses due to miscarriage and termination and high risk pregnancy. She provides 3rd party reproductive psychological consultations to those using donor egg, sperm or embryo and helps clients navigate grief, relationship and life transition concerns.

Dr. Pinarowicz incorporates many mindfulness, post-traumatic growth, and positive psychology techniques to help clients develop healthy coping skills and problem-solving approaches. She utilizes cognitive-behavioral, eye movement desensitization reprocessing (EMDR), humanistic, mindfulness based, and psychodynamic treatment modalities to help those not only successfully manage stressors but also grow beyond them.

When she is not helping others, you can find her hiking in the mountains, getting sweaty on the yoga mat, finding her Zen in mediation, loving or hating a HIIT workout, or spending time with her family including a Golden Retriever and Bernese Mountain Dog. Dr. Pinarowicz has spent many years as an IVF warrior and is passionate about helping others through this struggle.

Dr. Pinarowiczis professionally affiliated with the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Mental Health Professional Group (MHPG), Postpartum Support International (PSI), and Colorado Fertility Advocacy (CFA).

Contact Dr. Jill Pinarowicz to learn more about the services she offers by calling her at 720.413.3071, emailing her at dr@psychologistjill.com or visit her website at www.psychologistjill.com.

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Alison Wilson


Dr. Alison Wilson is one of only a handful of mental health specialists trained in reproductive health counseling in the Denver area. Through her close working relationships with fertility clinics, she has been able to provide hundreds of individuals and couples guidance and support as they explore all family building options. She has also helped women with other areas of their reproductive lives including PMS, high risk pregnancies, miscarriage and pregnancy loss, pregnancy terminations, post-partum depression, and menopause adjustment.

Dr. Wilson's training also includes mind/body wellness and working with seniors and veterans. With the majority of her clients, she utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy to help with life stressors, change, and to optimize overall health and well-being.

As a private practitioner, Dr. Wilson has close working relationships with fertility clinics, family medicine doctors, and ob-gyn practices in the Denver area. Since 2003, she has provided psychological consultations for clients interested in using third party reproductive assistance and has extensive experience screening donors and gestational carriers. For many of her clients she has provided continuity of psychological care from pre-conception, pregnancy, birth to parenthood- including providing support, and guidance for families created through donor conception.

Dr. Wilson is a member of the Colorado Psychological Association, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and recently served as an oversight committee member for RESOLVE-a national infertility support group. She has also served as a board of trustee for the Texas Psychological Association.

Contact Dr. Wilson at her website https://alisonwilsonphd.com/.

Molly O’Connell LCSW

Molly O’Connell


Molly O’Connell is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice, with specialized training in the areas of infertility, pregnancy, and postpartum mental health. She treats both individuals and couples in her practice and understands the impact infertility can have on all aspects of life; physical, emotional,
financial, relational. She will hold space for you to sit with and process your natural, emotional responses, while also working with you to navigate the multitude of decisions ahead of you.

After her own experiences with severe infertility and loss, and benefiting greatly from therapeutic support during this time, she turned her focus to specializing in this area in an effort to use both her personal and professional knowledge to help guide others through their family building journey. Molly takes an
integrative approach to therapy and pulls from a range of evidence based, therapeutic modalities based on the individual needs of the client. Commonly utilized approaches are rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, and Narrative Therapy.

Molly is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and more specifically, the Mental Health Professional Group (MHPG). She has completed advanced training either through, or approved by, Postpartum Support International (PSI) in the fields of infertility and perinatal mental health.

You can contact Molly by emailing her at molly@oconnelltherapy.com, calling her at 303-736-9137 or visiting her website, www.oconnelltherapy.com

Additional Local Specialists

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Lisa White


IVF Mentor


Lisa White is a holistic IVF Life Coach, occupational therapist, #1 best selling author of ‘HOLD ON, BABY’ and host of the ‘SOULFUL IVF’ podcast. She is the founder of IVF Manifesting A Miracle and creator of the ‘IVF Soul Align Method – A method she personally lived and now guides other women through. Lisa is passionate about supporting women with a holistic approach focusing more on IVF Energetics and Mindset in addition to utilizing a 20+ year lens from her occupational therapy background. An IVF mama herself, she navigated the emotional ride of IVF while holding on for one healthy embryo. She believes one’s path to motherhood through IVF can be one of more joy, ease, and magic.
Lisa offers private 1:1 coaching support as well as intimate group support.

Contact Lisa:
*located in the Denver area

Listen to Lisa's Podcast, Soulful IVF

Linsy Eastburn

Lynsi Eastburn




1017 S Gaylord St
Denver, CO 80209

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Vital Start Health

Virtual Mental Health Support Platform

As you navigate the fertility journey, you might feel overwhelmed by information and decisions. We’re here to provide you with the mental well-being support you need. Our digital therapeutic platform offers a combination of in-person counseling, assessments, actionable data and VR immersive experiences. All designed to optimize your wellness, health, and peace of mind. 

FREE consult, Health Insurance and Self-Pay options are available. 



Jewish Fertility Foundation

Jewish Fertility Foundation Emotional Support Resources and Financial Assistance

The JFF provides financial assistance, educational awareness, and emotional support to Jewish families who have medical fertility challenges in the communities we serve. While the financial fertility grants are awarded to Jewish families, the free support groups and Fertility Buddies program is open to all regardless of religious background.

Overcoming infertility is a team effort at Conceptions Reproductive Associates of Colorado. You’re not on your own with us.

Free Infertility Women's Support Group.

This peer-led support group offers a place for patients to come together and share their experiences with those also facing the difficulties of infertility. Learn more and register here: https://acudenver.com/Classes.htm

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