Fertility & Infertility Programs

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

Specialized Services for Fertililty Issues

Complimentary Email

Mini Course

Comprehensive Support for Fertility Issues

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to schedule your Complimentary Phone Consultation 

1-in-8 Infertility Awareness

Useful Fertility & Infertility Resources

Learn about Extensive 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.  

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​

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.

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.​

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

Survive Fertility Reclaim Life

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.

Specialized Counseling for

Fertility Issues, Perinatal Support & Grief

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Holiday Survival

6 Week Course that includes educational, artful interaction and further exploration to move from apprehension to comfort for the holidays.   

Websites
Infertility Websites


​Marriage & Relationships Websites

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


Adoption & Foster Care Websites


​Pregnancy Loss Websites


Downloadable Articles

Remember the Grieving Mother on Mother's Day  May 12, 2017 written by Julie Blackburn, LCPC, NCC, ATR

Emotional Health During Fertility Struggles April 5, 2018 written by Julie Blackburn, LCPC, NCC, ATR