Our Fertility Psychologists

Joan Manheimer & Lynn BlythJoan Manheimer, BA, Ph.D.

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Title: Psychologist
Primary Location: Denver

Dr. Manheimer received her B.A. from Wellesley Colelge and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The City University of New York. She completed her internship at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York in 1992. Dr. Manheimer has been in private practice in Denver since 1994 and has been on the University of Colorado Advanced Reproductive Medicine faculty since 1997.

Dr. Manheimer is affiliated with RESOLVE, the national infertility support organization, and for over fifteen years, she has offered counseling, support groups and workshops for individuals and couples wrestling with infertility. Her work has focused on loss and grief, relationship conflict, decision making, and stress reduction related to infertility. She has screened egg and sperm donors and offered couples assistance with various non-genetic parenting options such as sperm donation, egg donation, embryo adoption, surrogate parenting and adoption.

Lynn Blyth, BA, Ph.D.

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Title: Psychologist
Primary Location: Denver

Dr. Blyth received her Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and her Ph.D. Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. She completed her internship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Blyth has worked in clinics and in private practice since 1981. In addition to her general adult psychotherapy practice, Dr. Blyth developed a specialization in Women’s Health and Reproductive Medicine and has worked with Advanced Reproductive Medicine since 1995.

Dr. Blyth counsels individuals and couples dealing with the stresses of infertility and pregnancy loss. She also assists patients who choose to consider non-genetic parenting including donor egg, donor sperm, donor embryo and adoption and is available to screen egg or sperm donors.