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Infertility and trying to conceive 

Dr. Gupta works with many women who are struggling with trying to conceive. Their experiences range from trying for many months, using ART methods including IUI and IVF, and conceiving with the help of donor eggs or a gestational surrogate. 

The process can contribute to anxiety, sadness, jealousy and feeling simultaneously hopeless and hopeful. The lack of control over a potentially life changing event contributes to anxiety while experiences such as miscarriage, failed treatments, and life without a child contribute to sadness. 

Cognitive behavior therapy offers both support and a way to learn concrete skills to manage the strong emotions associated with infertility and trying to conceive. 

A member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine and a psychologist whose work is grounded in research, Dr. Gupta offers therapy that combines traditional support with techniques informed by empirical studies.