Counseling and couple therapy for infertile couples.

  title={Counseling and couple therapy for infertile couples.},
  author={Heike Stammer and Tewes H. Wischmann and Rolf Verres},
  journal={Family process},
  volume={41 1},
The article describes a two-tier, interdisciplinary design for the psychological counseling and therapy of childless couples. It is solution- and resource-oriented and avoids psychopathological ascriptions. Couples are supported in coming to terms with the crisis of a physical disorder and its emotional consequences; they are also aided in developing prospects and options for a future without a biological child. The procedure is explained in detail and provides a model suitable for application… CONTINUE READING