Crossing the Bridge: From Infertility to Adoption or Third Party Reproductive Options:

This workshop is for you if you are just considering adoption, third party reproductive options or if you are waiting to adopt, do a donor cycle or use a gestational carrier; or deciding amongst these options.

You may also want to bring family members who you would like to get a better understanding of your family building journey.

This workshop has been developed by Joni S. Mantell, LCSW, Director of the IAC Center , psychotherapist specializing in infertility & adoption and Andrea Braverman, Ph.D., psychotherapist specializing in infertility and third party reproduction issues.

Counselors specializing in Infertility and Adoption; Doctors, Lawyers and people who have personal experience with these family building options will share their perspectives with you. You will gain an understanding of both what is involved in creating your family through adoption or third party options; and what the personal, social, family and life cycle issues will be like for you and your child.

You will learn about:

  • Adoption Options
  • Third party reproductive Options
  • The Emotional Aspects
  • The Legal Aspects
  • The Medical Aspects
  • A Panel of Adoption Triad Members
  • A Panel of Donors, Gestational Carriers. Parents and Children of these families

Break Out Groups and a chance for you to speak with the experts and get your questions answered

Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required; and should be completed at least one week prior to the event. Payment must be received in order to confirm your registration. Cancellations must be received at least three days prior to the event.

For additional information:
Phone 609-737-8750, or E-mail:

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Destination: 102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540

Based in Pennington, NJ