Tag Archive for Joann Paley Galst

Choice Mom E-guide: Finding Support

Visit our Eguides page for access to the FREE “2016 Choice Mom E-Guide: Finding Support.” What help will you need on the single mother by choice journey? Where will you find it? Insights shared by Choice Moms from our 2016 survey and therapists who support resources for this community. Special thanks to long-time Choice Mom supporters Dr. Joann Paley Galst (NYC) and Dr.…

PODCAST: Before becoming a single mother by choice

What should a woman know before becoming a single mother by choice? Recorded at the New York City Choice Mom event, this podcast features mental health counselor Joann Paley Galst discussing the basic tips she offers any single woman who is considering Choice Motherhood. In a more detailed conversation with Dr. Galst, we talk about the…

Regional EGuide: Choice Moms in NYC

If you’re based in New York City, this is your resource for Choice Motherhood. Offering an expanding regional guide to Choice Moms in NYC is important. New York City continually ranks at the top of our readership at ChoiceMoms.org. So I’ve created a special section of tips and insight from experts in the area who are…

Egg freezing: Pros and Cons 2016

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A thorough exploration of egg freezing, adapted from “What’s a Young Woman to Do?: Update on Non-medical Fertility Preservation,” submitted to the Choice Mom community by long-time supporter Joann Paley Galst, Ph.D. A politically correct term for social or non-medical fertility preservation — AGE-banking (anticipated game exhaustion; Stoop et al., 2014) — has entered the mainstream. Facebook, Apple, and…

PODCAST: Egg Freezing — Good idea, or not?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11169420/Facebook-egg-freezing-The-facts-dont-lie-We-havent-cracked-egg-freezing.-Not-even-close.html

New York City psychologist Joann Paley Galst has counseled hundreds of women over the years about dealing with fertility challenges. In her partnership with Choice Moms, she helps educate single women about their options to become mothers — the realities — the hopes — the fears. In this Choice Chat episode about egg freezing, Joann and…

Therapists who understand the Choice Mom journey

These mental health therapists have an interest in working with single women about grief, fertility, adoption, and other aspects of the Choice Mom journey. They are Choice Moms, or have been recommended by Choice Moms. See also this page for more details about Our Top 6 therapists, who have proactively supported the community by sponsoring…

Our Top 6 Choice Mom-friendly therapists

When you are feeling isolated, angry, depressed or confused about the Choice Mom path, the discussion boards have become a good place to vent and share. But sometimes we need someone who not only understands the Thinking to Being stages, but is specifically trained to talk with us about our emotions. Over the years I…