Membership Benefits

For just $25, per year, MHPG members receive the following benefits:

  • MHPG Website:
    • Active Discussion Board that allows MHPG members to ask questions or post comments to the entire MHPG community
    • Information about upcoming MHPG events
    • Bibliography of books and peer-reviewed articles
    • Directory of all MHPG members
    • Member rate on Mental Health Professional Certificate Course. MHPG members may complete Part 1 at no cost and receive $100 off Parts 2 and 3. Continuing education credits (CE) are available. Available at:
    • Member rate (no cost!) on CE Article-Based Exams. Available at:
    • Resources for patients


  • Monthly Connections Group Calls:
    • A monthly teleconference of MHPG members discussing various topics in fertility counseling and evaluations
      • Held every second Monday of the month at 12:00 EST.
    • The purpose is to provide support, education, and a sense of community, especially for those who may feel geographically and/or professionally isolated
    • Information about upcoming teleconferences is posted weekly on the Discussion Board or you may contact Michelle Sicula with any questions


  • Ability to provide or receive mentoring through MHPG’s Mentoring Program:
    • Seasoned MHPG psychologists, social workers, and counselors offer mentoring to less-experienced members of the MHPG
    • Mentors discuss topics such as: setting up a reproductive mental health practice, marketing one’s services, conducting psychological research, working with the medical team, evaluating donors, recipient screenings, and general clinical issues involved in infertility counseling
    • Applications are accepted year-round but matches between mentor and mentees occur once per year in October
    • For more information about the Mentoring Program, please contact Melanie Mikkelsen, LCSW.


  • Educational/ Networking Opportunities
    • Opportunities to receive education from seasoned MHPG members through
      • Attendance of MHPG sponsored pre-congress courses, symposia, roundtables, oral abstracts, and poster sessions
      • Participating in the host program where you are matched with a veteran ASRM member to ask questions and to help with navigating the conference
    • Networking opportunities through the attendance of:
      • MHPG members’ business meeting
      • MHPG membership dinner,
      • Cocktail party that also includes the Legal, Nurses, and Practice Managers Professional Groups

Click here for more information on how to join.