Dr. Andrea Braverman is a renowned health psychologist specializing in medical health management, infertility counseling, third party reproduction issues, and diabetes care.
A medical diagnosis is scary. It can overwhelm the strongest individual and rapidly derail even the best laid plans. But no matter how overpowering your diagnosis may feel, we believe that the journey can be made easier with a little extra support and a safe place to explore your feelings and learn new ways to cope and move forward.
Your medical diagnosis does not have to change your life. Dr. Braverman can help you journey through your diagnosis with the experienced and compassionate support that you deserve.
Dr. Braverman has been practicing health psychology for over 20 years. She is a pioneer in infertility psychology, lecturing and teaching across the globe for both professional and patient audiences. Dr. Braverman has been in the forefront of the development of integrated diabetes care, including working with the medical team as well as engaging emotional and behavioral strategies. While Dr. Braverman’s expertise has taken her around the world, her real passion is for working with individuals and couples and guiding them through the process of psychologically coping and managing their medical diagnosis.
Dr. Braverman received the 2011 Timothy Jeffrey Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology from the American Psychological Association Division of Health Psychology, August, 2011.
Dr. Braverman has joined the Advisory Board for the Diabetes Self-Management Education Board for the Jefferson Endocinology group.
RECENT WORKSHOPS & LECTURES & ACTIVITES
Dr, Braverman presented “General and Sperm Donor Counseling”,at the American Urological Association, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 2012
Dr. Braverman presented “Donor Conceived Persons – What We Know and What We Need to Know” and “Top 5 Reasons Patients Fail” at the Midwest Reproductive Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, May, 2012
Dr. Braverman reviewed an article for Living Beyond Breast Cancer: http://www.lbbc.org/Understanding-Breast-Cancer/Breast-Cancer-News/Distress-from-Post-Treatment-Infertility-Remains-Over-Time
Dr. Braverman presented “” at the ART of Donor Oocytes, Charleston, South Carolina, March, 2012
Dr. Braverman presented “Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Cross Border Perspectives on Developing Donor Registries” at The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Georgetown Law, Georgetown, Washington, DC
Dr. Braverman presented “Strategies for Coping with Heart Disease“, Cardiac Support Group, Chester County Hospital and Health System, January 5, 2012.
Dr. Braverman presented “The Top 10 Most Annoying Things (People Say to You about Diabetes)” at the 2011 Diabetes Day, The Chester County Hospital Foundation, November, 2011.
Dr. Braverman co-chaired the post-graduate course on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and presented a paper on ” DO OVUM DONOR RECIPIENTS PREFERENCES CHANGE AFTER DELIVERY?” at The American Society for Reproductive Medicine annual meeting in October.
Dr. Braverman was interviewed by The Surrogacy Collaborative for their September program. To listen to the interview and see her new article go to www.surrogacycollaborative.com