Allison Rosen, PhD
Dr. Rosen is an experienced clinical psychologist, researcher, author and teacher. Her professional work has focused on the many challenges of dealing with infertility. She has helped hundreds of men and women cope with infertility, couple conflict, pregnancy loss, and parenting after infertility. She is familiar with the complex decisions involved in family building through donor egg or sperm. She works with individuals, couples and groups. She received her B.A. from the University of California, where she graduated Summa cum Laude and was honored as the most outstanding student in the college of social science. She received her Master’s degree and her Ph.D. from Michigan State University and then received her Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the William Alanson White Institute.
Dr. Rosen is a clinical psychologist in private practice for more than thirty years, specializing in general infertility counseling, third-party reproduction, pregnancy loss, and adoption. She sees individuals, couples and groups to help with reproductive issues, depression, anxiety and other psychological problems. She received her B.A. from the University of California, her Ph.D. from Michigan State University and her Certificate in Psychoanalysis from the William Alanson White Institute.
Dr. Rosen has been at the forefront of research and development related to fertility preservation for cancer patients. She co-founded the Fertility Preservation Special Interest Group in the American Society of Reproductive Medicine and is on the Advisory Boards of Fertile Hope and Sharsheret – organizations that are dedicated to helping cancer survivors. She is former executive director of RESOLVE of New York City where she created educational programs and support systems for infertile patients. Dr. Rosen is the Past President of the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Society and a faculty member and supervisor at the William Alanson White Institute. She has served as a psychological consultant to many reproductive programs in the tri-state area.
Dr. Rosen edited “Frozen Dreams,” a book written to help therapists better understand their emotional reactions to patients suffering infertility. Dr. Rosen has spoken on television and radio and is a frequent lecturer on reproductive issues.