Joann Paley Galst, PhD is a psychologist in private practice in New York City specializing in mind-body medicine and reproductive health issues including infertility, pregnancy loss, pregnancy termination due to fetal anomaly, pregnancy and parenting after loss, infertility, third party reproduction, and postpartum reactions. She is a past Chair of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, current Chair of the Mental Health Advisory Council and Co-director of Support Services of the Path2Parenthood (formerly the American Fertility Association), and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Pregnancy Loss Support Program of the National Council of Jewish Women-NY Section. She is a co-author of Ethical Dilemmas in Fertility Counseling, published by the American Psychological Association in 2010, and the co-editor and chapter author of Prenatal and Preimplantation Diagnosis: The Burden of Choice, published by Springer in 2015.