Elizabeth Anne Grill, Psy.D.

Elizabeth Anne Grill, Psy.D. Specialties: Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology

Elizabeth Anne Grill, Psy.D.
Specialties: Psychology, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Clinical Psychology
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1305 York Avenue
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New York, NY 10021

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About Elizabeth Anne Grill, Psy.D.

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.


  • Assisted Reproduction Counseling

  • Cryopreservation Counseling

  • Egg Donation Counseling

  • Female Infertility

  • Female Sexual Dysfunction Counseling

  • Fertility Counseling

  • Fertility Preservation Counseling

  • Group Psychotherapy

  • Human Sexuality Counseling

  • In Vitro Fertilization Counseling

  • Individual Psychotherapy

  • Infertility and Pregnancy Loss

  • Infertility Counseling

  • Male Infertility

  • Male Infertility Counseling

  • Marital Therapy

  • Mental Health

  • Miscarriages Counseling

  • Pregnancy Losses Counseling

  • Pregnancy Termination Counseling

  • Psychological Aspects of Infertility

  • Reproductive Loss

  • Reproductive Loss Counseling

  • Reproductive Medicine Counseling

  • Sex Therapy

  • Sexual Disorder

  • Sexual Disorders Counseling

  • Sexual Dysfunction

  • Sexual Dysfunctions Counseling

  • Stress Management

  • Supportive Care of Cancer Patients

  • Third Party Reproduction


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

Languages Spoken

  • English