About Diane

Self-Compassion, Fertility, Yoga Teacher, Mindful.

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Clinical Practice

Treatment Support, Counseling For Individuals & Couples.

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Services

General Services. Specialty Areas, and Counseling.

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A single woman’s dilemma over egg freezing

Interesting perspective on egg freezing… Last fall, I went to an egg freezing cocktail hour. The downstairs bar of the glossy SoHo hotel was thronged with women in heels and sleek business attire. Club music thumped, cameras flashed, and I narrowly missed being hit by a videographer angling a tripod over the crowd. The evening […]

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Interview with Diane Cote, LCSW

KarunaWeb.com Interview with Diane Cote, LCSW Mindfulness Based Psychotherapy, Infertility Counseling & Reproductive Health Offices in San Mateo and San Francisco, California September 2012 Bio: Diane Cote is a psychotherapist specializing in infertility counseling and related reproductive health issues. She has been in private practice for over 15 years. Her treatment orientations include psychodynamic, mindfulness […]

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The Stress of Infertility & How to Cope

Infertility is a life crisis; an emotional, social, developmental, medical, ethical, and spiritual crisis. The medical definition is: “trying to conceive over a 12-month period without success.” These days, there are a higher percentage of people trying to conceive after age thirty-five.  Thirty-five is when fertility starts to make a marked decline in women.  Secondary […]

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It took years for me to realize that the very twists and turns and shadows I labeled “problems” were really sacred ground, grace disguised as obstacles, the whole path a pilgrimage, mysteries barring themselves before me all along the way.

- Danna Faulds