Advice & Support: Professional Finder

This resource includes information about physicians, complementary care providers, surrogacy, egg donation and sperm donation agencies, adoption agencies, lawyers, pharmacists and other professionals committed to assisting you.


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Carolyn Berger, L.C.S.W. - Larchmont

Carolyn Berger, L.C.S.W. - Larchmont

Carolyn Berger, L.C.S.W.
11 Byron Lane
Larchmont, New York 10538
(914) 834-6396

Biography

Carolyn Berger, LCSW, is the Founding Board Chair of The AFA.  She is currently an active Board Member and Chair of the Adoption Advisory Council.

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She has a private practice in Manhattan and Larchmont, NY, where she helps couples, singles and members of the LGBT community create families both through fertility treatment and adoption. 

Carolyn works closely with fertility doctors, complementary and alternative medicine specialists, and adoption agencies/attorneys.  She helps her clients find the professionals who are right for them.

Carolyn’s decision to help people struggling to build families came from her own experience with infertility.  Her family was created through fertility treatment and adoption.  She has spoken and written widely on both adoption and infertility.

Carolyn Berger, L.C.S.W. - New York

Carolyn Berger, L.C.S.W. - New York

Carolyn Berger, L.C.S.W.
16 East 40th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10016
(914) 834-6396

Biography

Carolyn Berger, LCSW, is the Founding Board Chair of The AFA.  She is currently an active Board Member and Chair of the Adoption Advisory Council.

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She has a private practice in Manhattan and Larchmont, NY, where she helps couples, singles and members of the LGBT community create families both through fertility treatment and adoption. 

Carolyn works closely with fertility doctors, complementary and alternative medicine specialists, and adoption agencies/attorneys.  She helps her clients find the professionals who are right for them.

Carolyn’s decision to help people struggling to build families came from her own experience with infertility.  Her family was created through fertility treatment and adoption.  She has spoken and written widely on both adoption and infertility.

Deborah L. Szanto, Ph.D.

Deborah L. Szanto, Ph.D.

Deborah L. Szanto, Ph.D.
30 Glenn Street
White Plains, New York 10603
(914) 288-6167
Helen Adrienne, MSW

Helen Adrienne, MSW

Helen Adrienne, LCSW, BCD
420 East 64th Street, Suite E1D
New York, New York 10065
(212)-758-0125

Biography

Helen Adrienne has been a psychotherapist in private practice since 1979. Although a general therapist, she has specialized in working with people dealing with infertility. Helen is trained in mind/body therapy and clinical hypnotherapy and conducts mind/body stress reduction classes at NYU Fertility Center. Helen has presented at national and international conferences. Her book, On Fertile Ground: Healing Infertility launched as a #1 best seller on Amazon. Her website contains a wealth of information: www.mind-body-unity.com.

Hilary Marshak, M.S.W.

Hilary Marshak, M.S.W.

MyDonor.net
24 East 12th Street, Suite 2 A-F
New York, New York 10003
(212) 349-0011

Biography

Hilary Marshak earned an MSW from NYU’s Graduate School of Social Work, and has been in private practice since 1992. For more than 15 years she has worked in the area of infertility counselin,g as well as administering clinical evaluations for potential egg donors and recipients.

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As a natural outgrowth of this work, she founded MyDonor.net, a New York egg donor matching agency. This agency is licensed by the NYS DOH and abides by all FDA and SART guidelines. Hilary is a member of ASRM and NASW. She has received certification in Cultural Diversity/Psychotherapy, and Treatment of PTSD/S. Hilary also participates in the NYC Medical Reserve Corps. Insurance panels include MHN, Aetna and ComPsych, both EAP and ongoing treatment.

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