Wellness through the
journey of
Family-Building,
Pregnancy,
Postpartum
and Parenting.

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Karin Feldman LMHC, CCBT, NCC
Maternal & Reproductive Mental Health Specialist

Welcome to My Practice,

I am a New York State Licensed Psychotherapist and Certified Cognitive Behavioral therapist, with extensive experience working with individuals, couples and groups.

Specializing in the treatment of Infertility, Perinatal and Postpartum mental health, I work with women and couples who require the unique expertise of a specialist in the treatment and support of these.

My areas of expertise include:

  • Infertility

  • Pregnancy Loss

  • High Risk Pregnancy

  • Pregnancy Termination

  • Traumatic Birth

  • Postpartum Depression

  • Postpartum Anxiety

  • Transitions to parenthood

  • Neonatal Infant parenting 

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I provide emotional support, guidance and counseling to women and couples in different stages of their family building process. In our work together, individuals and couples recognize and utilize their intrinsic resources: emotional, cognitive, physical and spiritual, to overcome infertility, heal from pregnancy loss, stabilize postpartum issues and realize their dream of becoming a parent.

Once the actualization of parenthood is attained, I also work with individuals and couples to process and cope with adjusting to their new roles, the changing dynamic in their relationship, and the unique issues associated with new life as a parent.

For women navigating the challenges of infertility, processing the trauma of a pregnancy loss, or coping with postpartum symptoms, I facilitate weekly support groups in a confidential and healing space. Furthermore, I offer support groups for parents who due to pregnancy complications or premature birth, have a newborn infant receiving care in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

I am a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association as well as the National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists. I hold Professional membership with RESOLVE- the National Infertility Association, The American Society of Reproductive Medicine and PSI- Postpartum Support International. I  am a board certified National mental health counselor specializing in reproductive and maternal mental health.

My New York based, Positive Fertility Practice, is a place where support, empowerment and hope are attained and realized.

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PRACTICE AREAS

Infertility Psychotherapy for Individuals

The unexpected struggle to conceive naturally during one’s family-building process, is a most distressing life experience. During this time, you may be navigating a range of emotions, facing many critical decisions regarding treatment, and feeling isolated in the process. Individual psychotherapy provides a collaborative process through which you are supported to cope with stressors and gain tools to maintain your emotional health during this journey. Learn More

Couples Psychotherapy

Are you a couple facing fertility challenges during your family building process?

When your dream of realizing parenthood meets the reality of struggling to conceive, you may be feeling sad, anxious, grief-stricken, disappointed or overwhelmed.

Couples counseling offers partners on this journey tools to enhance communication, navigate decision making, cope with fertility treatments and strengthen their partnership.  Learn More

Infertility Support Groups for Women

Are you feeling isolated, overwhelmed, confused, alone during your infertility journey? Learn more about joining my support group, exclusive to women who are facing challenges during their journey to family build. Learn More

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Pregnancy Loss & Prenatal Wellness

Whether through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, or neonatal death, the loss of a baby elicits trauma that requires delicate healing. Specialized psychotherapy supports you to move through the emotional aftermath of loss, and enhances resilience to continue your family building journey.

Pregnancy after loss is often accompanied by worry, fear or grief. Together we support you to find the balance manage emotional distress as you embrace and welcome your new pregnancy.

For women struggling with Anxiety or dysregulated mood throughout pregnancy, support is personalized to offer effective coping tools for wellness during this prenatal period. Learn More

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Pregnancy Loss Support Group

Are you a woman navigating the emotional aftermath of losing a pregnancy? You are not alone. In the company of other women- join a healing space to move through your grief, find ways to cope, and heal as you continue your family-building journey. Learn More

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Postpartum Therapy

You have eagerly awaited your baby’s arrival for months, and finally, he is here. As life with your infant begins, you find that you are flooded with challenging unanticipated emotions. Sadness arises, you worry excessively, feel exhausted, lack motivation or doubt your ability to be a “good enough” parent. As the weeks unfold, you still feel “not quite right” and wonder if you will ever feel at ease again. These Postpartum challenges can feel isolating, though you are not alone.

1 in 5 Moms and 1 in 10 Dads experience postpartum anxiety or dysregulated mood. Postpartum Psychotherapy helps moms, dads and couples manage distress, find emotional rhythm, employ self-care and enhance resilience during this transitional time. Learn More

Psychological Evaluation for Egg-Donor Recipient

If you and your partner are family-building with the use of door eggs, a Psychological Evaluation is a required part of your process. Learn more about this assessment and schedule your evaluation at the Positive Fertility practice. Learn More

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