Claudia Pascale, PhD
Claudia Pascale, PhD, has been the Director of Psychological and Support Services at the Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Science at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ for the past ten years. As a psychologist and member of the treatment team at IRMS she helps patients and their families’ deal with the struggles of infertility; provides evaluations for donors and gestational carriers; and participates and oversees a myriad of educational services designed to help patients cope with the emotional, psychological and ethical dilemma’s of infertility.
One of the most interesting and exciting roles for Dr. Pascale is her position in The Institute as a “hands on” member of the medical team. In addition, Dr. Pascale plays an integral role as a member of the medical team treating patients. She has been in the mental health field since 1979, servicing a wide range of populations. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling from Fordham University and Behavioral Medicine training from Harvard Medical School’s Mind/Body Institute under Dr. Herbert Benson and Dr. Ali Domar.
Dr. Pascale is trained in cognitive behavioral psychotherapy specializing in the psychological aspects of health related issues with a concentration in infertility and women’s health. She has worked on several multidisciplinary teams in hospital settings and is a member of Resolve’s Mental Health Advisory Group.
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