Mariela is an experienced and compassionate psychologist and counsellor who has specialized her practice in fertility and human reproduction for more than 13 years in Argentina. She has a comprehensive knowledge of human reproductive technologies and the emotional or psychosocial aspects of infertility. As a counsellor, she provides emotional support to individuals and couples who undergo IVF treatments. This support may be sessions focused on preparing clients to face the emotional burden, making decisions and exploring coping strategies., working with people undergoing gamete donation on implications of having a donor-conceived child, disclosure, legislation regarding donors, and screening egg donors and surrogates. She has relocated to Melbourne and going through AHPRA ( registration process with local authorities) to start working as a Fertility counsellor in Australia.