Dr. Carrie Eichberg, Psychologist
Dr. Carrie Eichberg is a graduate of Tufts University and California School of Professional Psychology and currently lives in Boise, Idaho. She is a licensed psychologist in private practice specializing in reproductive psychology. Dr. Eichberg counsels clients regarding a variety of reproductive issues including infertility, donor conception, gestational surrogacy, post-partum depression, miscarriage, and grief and loss. She conducts psychological evaluations for reproductive centers, donor agencies, and surrogacy agencies. For five years, Dr. Eichberg volunteered as the clinical director for A Home Within, a national non-profit serving the mental health needs of children in foster care. She is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, the Idaho Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association. She is a credentialed National Health Service Provider in Psychology and holds the Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology. As an adjunct faculty member at Grand Canyon University, she works with graduate students and supervisors in the counseling program.
Dr. Eichberg has a passion for working in the reproductive field because assisted reproductive technology helps people achieve their life dream building a family. For most of her patients, having a child is something that is so difficult to achieve and causes much anguish, yet seems so easy for others. She enjoys supporting patients through the long journey of having a child through empathy, support, and education. Dr. Eichberg also likes the challenges of integrating several disciplines in assisted reproductive technology: psychology, genetics, law, ethics and medicine.
Dr. Eichberg has been a featured speaker for the Society for the Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy, The Donor Egg Meeting,Resolve, and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine Mental Health Professional Group. She is dedicated to growing ethical standards and practice in the field of third party reproduction.