Janet Takefman, PH.D is a clinical Health Psychologist and Assistant Professor in both the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychology, and McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and is Director of Psychological Research and Services at the MUHC Reproductive Centre. She is a clinician, researcher and educator. She has co-authored more than 50 chapters and research articles on infertility and is the co-creator of FertiQoL, the gold standard instrument measuring quality of life during infertility. She volunteers her expertise to several professional organization including being past Chair of the Mental Health Group of ASRM, and the Counselling Group of CFAS. She is the Vice-President of IAAC. At her private office, Dr. Takefman sees couples and individuals for therapy, assessments for gamete donation and surrogacy, consultations and supervision. Her areas of expertise include sexual disorders, relationship disharmony, mood and anxiety disorders, fertility-and health-related psychosocial issues, donor-conceived and adoption struggles, crisis intervention, stress management and improved personal growth.
Dr. Takefman is the CFAS 2016 Care and Life Award recipient, which recognizes distinguished achievement in patient-care.