Health and Fertility
A groundbreaking program helping women through the difficulties of infertility. Women learn how to: regain a sense of control and well-being, develop coping strategies to manage treatments better, and optimize their chances for success.
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Mind Body Program for Health and Fertility
The Mind Body Program for Health and Fertility, offered by the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, is a groundbreaking program that has helped hundreds of women and couples through the difficulties of infertility. The program teaches women how they can: regain a sense of control and well-being, develop coping strategies to manage treatments better, and optimize their chances for success. Research has shown that learning and practicing mind body strategies helps to decrease physical symptoms and to reduce feelings of distress, depression, anxiety, isolation, and anger
What You Will Learn
Over the course of the program, you will learn techniques to elicit the relaxation response including deep breathing, imagery, and yoga. You’ll also learn a combination of skills to help to reduce stress and reverse negative thinking. And, you’ll be part of a supportive group sharing similar experiences. After completing our program, our typical patient finds herself calmer, more in control, and better able to cope with the future.
Elements of the Program Include:
- Elicitation of the relaxation response through numerous techniques such as diaphragmatic breathing, imagery, and mindfulness
- Examination and challenging of negative thought patterns to embrace a more positive outlook
- Up-to-date information on how lifestyle behaviors can impact fertility
- Integration of self care/self nurturance
The program combines lecture, skills training, symptom monitoring, and group sharing.
The program includes individual assessment and discharge appointments billable to insurance, and nine weekly self-pay group sessions.
The Mind Body Program for Health and Fertility can be customized to meet your needs. We offer individual appointments for those seeking personalized attention.
Leslee Kagan, MS, NP, is director of the Mind Body Program for Health and Fertility. With the Institute for many years, she has extensive experience in providing health care for women in the Greater Boston area.
For More Information or To Make An Appointment
The program meets in the evening and is covered in part by most insurance companies. There is a self-pay fee for group sessions. In some cases, a co-pay may be required.
To learn more about the Mind Body Program for Health and Fertility or to register, simply call 617-643-6054 today or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Infertility is defined by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) as a disease of the reproductive system that impairs the body's ability to perform the basic function of reproduction.
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