Destination IVF: What to Consider when IVF is the Treatment - By Patricia Mendell, LCSW
AFA Mental Health Advisory Council, September 1, 2011


The Dilemma of Multifetal Reduction - Patricia Mendell, LCSW AFA Mental Health Advisory Council Fall 2011

The American Fertility Association’s Top Ten Myths about Fertility - Published with permission from The AFA, 2009

Where Did I Really Come From? - Published with permission from the Journal of Children and Libraries, Summer/Fall 2010

Talking With Children About Sperm Donation - This article is part of a series of conversations, includes an adaptation of an earlier article, “Talking With Children About Ovum Donation” and is written primarily for heterosexual couples with permission from The AFA, January 2011

Talking With Children About Ovum Donation - With permission from The American Fertility Association, June 2009

Who Am I Really? - With permission from Voice of Youth Advocates, February 2010

Psychological Concerns in Non-traditional Family Building - American Bar Association
Family Law Conference April 2010


Top Ten Myths of Infertility - Patricia Mendell, LCSW, with permission from The American Fertility Association, May 2009

Disclosure, When Does It Begin? - Patricia Mendell, LCSW, with permission from The American Fertility Association, Revised from AFA Infocus Magazine, published in Spring 2002, “Our Children”

THE COMPLEXITIES OF SELECTING A DONOR: THOUGHTS TO PONDER - Patricia Mendell, LCSW, Reprinted with permission from The American Fertility Association Infocus Magazine Spring 2002-revised October 2008

When Counseling Is Required - Patricia Mendell, LCSW, Excerpted from ChoosingSingleMotherhood.com, Choice Moms

PREGNANCY - Patricia Mendell, LCSW, April 2008

DIFFICULT DECISIONS: MULTIPLE PREGNANCIES AND REDUCTION - Patricia Mendell, LCSW, Reprinted with permission from The American Fertility Association Infocus Magazine Spring 2002-revised October 2008