Useful Fertility & Infertility Resources

Infertility Websites

​Marriage & Relationships Websites

  •  Website with articles about various aspects of marriage and family situations.

Adoption & Foster Care Websites

​Pregnancy Loss Websites

Downloadable Articles

Survive Fertility Reclaim Life Courses

Survive Fertility, Reclaim Life has a variety of topics that will help you navigate fertility challenges.  Topics include:

  • ​Reconnecting with Love Relationships
  • Social Connections
  • Mindfulness and Self Care
  • The Grief of Fertility Struggles

All Chartreuse Center programs are now online in a course format.  Chartreuse Learning offers a convenient and flexible way to find honest and quality information.  Each program offers education, artful intentions, and coping strategies that relate to your life and situation.

Fertility & Infertility Programs

Specialized Services for Fertililty Issues

Complimentary Email

Mini Course

For some, creating a family comes easily.  For others, it is accompanied with countless appointments with a variety of professionals who all have a similar goal - help you create a family.  

​Creating a family begins with hopes and dreams that can  quickly shatter when a pregnancy is lost or you are given information of an underlying health issue that is interfering with your fertility.  Or you sit in the abyss of Unknown Infertility and begin to question or blame yourself.  

Chartreuse Center was created for you.  Your experience is unique to you, just as mine was for me. Few counseling professionals specialize in fertility concerns, infertility, and grief.  Chartreuse Center offers valuable service through attentiveness to your personal situation.  You have our promise to companion you to growth and empowerment.​

Learn about Boutique Specialized Fertility Support 

Chartreuse Center offers unique boutique therapy that includes: extended session times, option for more sessions a week, a fast-track to insight and additional email support through the week.  

Comprehensive Counseling Support for Fertility Issues

***Distance Counseling and In-Office Session for Illinois Residents

  Contact Julie Now 

to schedule your Complimentary Phone Consultation 

Reduce feeling alone... Enhance coping...Deepen insight

1-in-8 Infertility Awareness

Understanding Infertility

  • Difficulties Conceiving
  • Primary Infertility - no successful pregnancies
  • Secondary Infertility - fertility issues after successful pregnancies
  • Newly Diagnosed Infertility

Intense Emotions & Stress Management

  • Coping with Stress of Diagnostic Testing & Reproductive Medical Treatments
  • Emotions due to Unsuccessful Medical Interventions
  • Mindfulness & Awareness to Personal Stressors
  • Strength Based & Positive Psychology Approaches to Resiliency
  • Explore Adult Developmental Considerations to Incongruences

Grief & Loss

  • Miscarriage
  • Still Birth loss
  • ​Selective Reduction
  • Secondary Losses due to Fertility Challenges
  • Disenfranchised Grief - not socially recognized & grieving in isolation

Grief of Unsuccessful Treatment Cycles (Online Group)

4 consecutive weeks that includes online group discussion, educational, artful interaction and further exploration to grieve unsuccessful treatment cycle results.

Not sure about a course?  Give the Complimentary Email Mini Course a try...

Receive three emails within a week in an exclusive Email mini-course with insight building information as well as tools you can use.

Topics of the course include: 

  • Love Relationships
  • Self-Care
  • ​Social Considerations

**Be sure to open the confirmation email and click the link to "activate' for your emails to begin.

Specialized Counseling for

Fertility Issues, Perinatal Support & Grief

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Life Changes

  • Coping as a Couple & Marrital Stress
  • Adjusting Family & Friend Relationships
  • ​Self Esteem & Identity Issues
  • Living Child-Free
  • Spiritual and Faith Considerations
  • Family & Cultural Influences to Family Building

Family Building Options

  • Donor Options
  • Surrogacy
  • Parents through Adoption
  • Parents through Foster Care

Adoption & Foster Parents

  • Anxiety Surrounding the Home Study for an Adoption or Foster Care Placement
  • Terminated Adoption Plans for Adoptive Parents
  • Completed Foster Care Placements
  • Decisions Surrounding Foster Care Placements​