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Name: Irving G. Leon, PhD

Affiliation: Adjunct Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor

Chapters Contributed: Helping Families Cope with Perinatal Loss Psychology of Reproduction: Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Parental Ties

General Biographical Description: Dr. Leon is a licensed clinical psychologist. He authored the first guide to psychotherapy for pregnancy and perinatal loss (When a Baby Dies: Psychotherapy for Pregnancy and Newborn Loss) as well as as over twenty papers and invited chapters in professional journals and books on reproductive issues.

Special Interests: Reproductive loss (including perinatal loss, miscarriage, infertility, pregnancy termination for fetal anomaly, and NICU losses), adoption counseling, and bereavement.

Contact Address: Irving G. Leon, Ph.D. 2311 E. Stadium Blvd., Suite 208 Ann Arbor, MI 48104