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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Marie Davidson, Ph.D. - Glenview

Marie Davidson, Ph.D. - Glenview

Fertility Centers of Illinois
3703 West Lake Avenue, Suite 106
Glenview, Illinois 60026
(877) 324-4483

Biography

Marie Davidson, Ph.D. is currently on staff at Fertility Centers of Illinois®. She has been involved in counseling prospective surrogates, donors, and patients for over 20 years. Dr. Davidson is a licensed clinical psychologist, having earned her doctoral degree at the University of Illinois.

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For the last 10 years, she has concentrated on counseling individuals and couples who are coping with infertility. She facilitates patient education seminars on these topics, leads several support groups, is widely published in the fertility field and has been an invited speaker at many professional meetings.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.
2220 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, California 94115
(415) 457-3959
Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.

Nancy Boughey, M.S.W.
610 D Street
San Rafael, California 94901
415-457-3959
Nancy Kaufman, L.C.S.W., L.P.

Nancy Kaufman, L.C.S.W., L.P.

Nancy Kaufman, L.C.S.W., L.P.
1430 Second Avenue, Suite 109
New York, New York 10021
(212) 772-1200

Biography

Nancy Kaufman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Psychoanalyst with more than 25 years of clinical experience. She leads The Third Party Parenting Network (TPPN), a  monthly support group for people pursuing or who have already formed their families using egg donation, sperm donation and/or surrogacy. She specializes in issues related to Disclosure in Third Party Reproduction.

Patricia Mendell, L.C.S.W.

Patricia Mendell, L.C.S.W.

Patricia Mendell, L.C.S.W., B.C.D.
902 Broadway, 13th Floor
New York, New York 10010
(212) 819-1778

Biography

Patricia Mendell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Board Certified Diplomat. She is the facilitator of the AFA Ovum Donor Seminar Series. Patricia has served as Co-Chair of the AFA since 2006. She is a member of the AFA Mental Health Advisory Board. Patricia is co-author of the fact sheet for AFA on “Talking to Children about Ovum Donation” reissued in 2009. In 2003 Patricia was a recipient of the AFA Family Building Award and is a founding board member of the organization. 

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Patricia has written and spoken extensively on numerous topics regarding fertility, third party reproduction and disclosure, parenting after fertility, multi-fetal reduction, and pregnancy loss and adoption. As an infertility and pregnancy loss survivor, she is well aware of the impact decision making choices on people’s lives. In her role as therapist and consumer advocate, she gives those seeking her help both practical and therapeutic advice on how to cope better with stress, resolve marital tensions and explore and select solutions to their family building dilemmas.

 

Patricia holds a BA from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and an M.S. from Columbia University School of Social Work. She is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine’s Mental Health Professional Group and a MHPG mentor.  Patricia is married and is the proud mother of two sons David and Michael Singer. She and her husband have practices in New York City and reside in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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