Counselling & Support
The fertility journey can be a challenging one. People can experience many emotions and stresses while in treatment. Even though one in six Canadians experience infertility, many people who are going through treatment feel alone.
We at ONE Fertility want to offer some suggestions to help support you holistically during treatment.
ONE Fertility Counselling Services
Dr. Andrea Nixon
Designation – Psychiatrist
Designation – Social Worker (MSW, RSW, MHS)
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Network
Offers virtual peer support groups and in person, Fertility Matters
Contact – 1-888-303-7245
The Infertility Awareness Community (IAAC)
The Infertility Awareness Community is committed to ensure that families challenged by infertility get support from the community, equip themselves with knowledge, and get inspiration to act.
Offers online peer support groups through Facebook, and in person support groups across Canada
Community Counselling Services
Designation – Psychoanalyst
Services – Recurrent loss and unexplained infertility
Location – 1328 Janina Blvd, Burlington Ontario
Contact – 905-335-8803
The Womb Burlington
Services – The WOMB provides families a space for nurturing guidance, health and education when planning a pregnancy, searching for a mindful and informed birth and parenting experience, and seeking family healthcare, personal development and self-growth.
Location – 1159 King Road, Burlington, ON, L7T 0B4
Contact – 905-842-2434 ext. 2
Therapy for Lasting Change: January Wilson
Designation – Social Worker
Services – Individual and Couples Therapy. Anxiety and Depression Treatment
Location – 600 Brant Street, Burlington Ontario
Contact – 905-581-7450
Wellness Together Canada
Get connected to mental health support, resources, and counselling with a mental health professional.
Women’s Health Concerns Clinic (WHCC) at St. Joseph Hospital
Services offered by physician referral only. Offers mental health treatment groups.
Meditation and Relaxation: How to Meditate
With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many people feel stressed and over-worked.
BounceBack is a free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry.
Patients can visit www.bouncebackontario.ca to access the online self-referral.