We're here to bring empowered support & clarity to your journey
What makes us different
Professionals who’ve often been in your shoes
Trauma informed, present focused therapy so you can move forward
Accessible, virtual care – when and where you need us
We believe that infertility requires a different type of therapeutic support
Our approach to fertility wellness is counselling that happens in real time, is trauma informed and focuses on the present.
The goal is to help you cope and manage through the ups and downs of infertility. Many clients see their therapist regularly through their entire journey including periods of:
• Infertility treatments
• Pregnancy, challenges and any potential losses
• Surrogacy/donor conception
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Safe, professional and accessible virtual support
Carried with Love is a virtual therapeutic practice which means through the most vulnerable moments of infertility, you don’t even have to leave your couch – or your bed.
Meet Ariel Taylor
Ariel is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) and Psychotherapist who has been involved in the surrogacy and fertility community since 2015 and has guided countless couples and individuals on their journey to parenthood.
After her own complicated miscarriage as a surrogate in 2016, Ariel discovered that there was very little specialized counselling for her painful situation and realized a much larger need for mental heath professionals that deeply understand the fertility world.
Ariel returned to school in 2018 and graduated from Western University in 2021. She opened Carried with Love (CWL) to provide 100% virtual support for those struggling with infertility, loss, pregnancy challenges or postpartum mood disorders. Since opening, CWL has continued to grow and now provides a wide range of therapeutic services and most recently has launched Canada’s first Independent Surrogacy Program.
Ariel has carried 5 babies as a gestational surrogate which resulted in 4 live births – the most recent in the summer of 2023. Although Ariel is now retired as a surrogate, she continues to be an active presence in the fertility community and leverages her strong social media following to normalize all roads to parenthood for women and couples around the world.
Meet our team of talented therapists
Zoe Klein (She/Her)
M.Ed MSW, RSW
Zoe is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with experience working with individuals at all stages of their pregnancy journey, as well as individuals going through fertility treatment.
She is passionate about helping families move through the process of becoming parents and celebrating all wins along the way. Having personally gone through fertility treatment and experienced loss herself, Zoe understands first hand just how important it is to have the support of people properly versed on the issues people face during this journey and how much an advocate and a confidant can truly make a difference.
Zoe looks forward to working with you and making your parenthood experience the best it can be.
Ashley Meinen (She/Her)
Ashley is a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with a Bachelor’s Degree of Social Work and is in the process of completing her Master’s Degree in Social Work.
She’s deeply passionate about all things perinatal including trying to conceive, infertility, pregnancy loss, pregnancy after loss, and postpartum support including depression.
Her own journey trying to conceive spanned over five years and included all the challenges mentioned previously giving her a deep understanding & sensitivity to what many of her clients also experience.
Ashley Greer (She/Her)
We have another Ashley 🙂 Her entire life she dreamt of being a mom. She started her journey to parenthood in 2012 with the assumption that it would be so easy and it was far from that. She experienced infertility and what felt like endless appointments, procedures and even delivered stillborn. She felt isolated and didn’t know who to talk to or where to turn for help. This became the motivation behind her work.
Ashley is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) as an SSW and will complete her BSW in April, 2024. She has immersed herself in the world of all things infertility and alternative family planning. She is a surrogacy advocate and has learned the ins and outs having worked both independently and with agencies giving her amazing insight supporting families through their entire journey.