Fertility Coach BA (Psych), RRP, CVRP
Claire Benson-Mandl is a passionate health coach who has helped hundreds of clients reach their health and wellness goals for over 15 years. She qualified as a Psychologist in Australia in 1999, and since returning to Canada in 2004, has found her niche in Health Coaching, with a special focus on Fertility Coaching for both the LGBTQ and wider communities. Having undergone the gamut of interventions for infertility herself, she has first-hand experience of the difficult journey to parenthood. Her solution-focused coaching plans are developed with your specific situation, personality, and preferences in mind, and these can be done in person, by phone, or by Skype/FaceTime. She uses a combination of motivational counseling, CBT techniques, education, mindfulness, and ongoing feedback and support to help you realize your dream of pregnancy. Claire coordinates the Rainbow Families of Metro Vancouver Meetup, which offers a support group for same-sex couples who are trying to conceive, and she also offers a variety of general and LGBTQ – specific seminars and workshops relating to fertility. Claire is also a member of IAAC, the Infertility Awareness Association of Canada.
To find out more, check out her website at www.myfertilitycoach.ca. Claire lives with her partner, daughter, and two labradoodles on the beautiful North Shore overlooking Vancouver, BC.