Elizabeth Anne Grill, PsyD

Elizabeth Anne Grill, PsyD Specialties: Family Psychotherapy, Psychology

Elizabeth Anne Grill, PsyD
Specialties: Family Psychotherapy, Psychology
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About Elizabeth Anne Grill, PsyD

Dr. Elizabeth Grill is a clinical psychologist at the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, and is Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Medicine, and Psychiatry at the New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Medical College of Cornell University.Dr. Grill is experienced as a counseling psychologist and medical researcher with a special focus on the emotional aspects of infertility, IVF treatment, cancer related infertility, and sexual dysfunction. She provides individual, couples, and group therapy for patients    participating in all forms of assisted reproduction. She also has     significant experience in all aspects of oocyte donation, including donor and recipient evaluation and treatment issues.Trained and certified by Alice Domar at the Mind/Body Institute at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Grill also developed and conducts a stress management class for infertility patients that focuses on relaxation techniques, cognitive restructuring, assertiveness skills, and other helpful ways to manage emotional distress. She also co-leads a Women's Drop-In Support Group and leads a General Infertility Support Group for individuals and couples where patients share their concerns, thoughts and feelings related to all aspects of infertility treatment.Dr. Grill completed her training as a sex therapist at the Human Sexuality Program,Payne Whitney Clinic of the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, founded over thirty years ago by Dr. Helen S. Kaplan. Dr. Grill treats men, women, and couples     experiencing sexual and relationship problems both related and unrelated to infertility.Dr. Grill completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology and Communications with Highest    Distinction from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and received her Psy.D in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Her professional training includes a fellowship year at the Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility and a 12-month psychology internship at the Manhattan Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She also trained and led workshops at the New York University Child Study Center designed to teach couples communication and relationship enhancement skills.Dr. Grill is a member of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and Vice Chair of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. She serves as an editorial reviewer for Fertility and Sterility and Journal of Andrology. Dr. Grill has lectured worldwide to patient and medical audiences and has published articles and participated in media interviews related to the emotional aspects of reproductive medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center


  • Clinical Psychology

  • Family Psychotherapy

  • Fertility Counseling

  • Group Psychotherapy

  • Human Sexuality Counseling

  • Infertility Counseling

  • Male Infertility Counseling

  • Marital Therapy

  • Mental Health

  • Miscarriage Counseling

  • Pregnancy Termination Counseling

  • Reproductive Loss Counseling

  • Sex Therapy

  • Sexual Dysfunctions Counseling

  • Stress Management

  • Women's Mental Health


  • Internship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Internship: Veterans Administration NY Harbor Health System
  • Medical School: Argosy University


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