Dr. Lauren Berman is a clinical psychologist who has been in private practice for more than 30 years. She is the founder of the Fertility Psychology Center of Atlanta. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Emory University and she conducted her dissertation research in Israel while there as a Rotary Scholarship fellow. Dr. Berman currently works with reproductive endocrinology practices as well as gestational surrogacy and egg donation programs. She has significant expertise in assessing oocyte donors, directed sperm donors, embryo donors and gestational carriers and counseling Intended Parents. She is a trained EMDR therapist with expertise in reproductive trauma. Dr. Berman has presented on Fertility Counseling at the ASRM Scientific Congress and Georgia Psychological Association. She is the the current chair of the Mental Health Professional Group of ASRM. She is also a founding board member of the Jewish Fertility Foundation and the Atlanta Fertility Mental Health Consortium.