Author Bio

Rayna D. Markin, PHD graduated from the university of Maryland, counseling psychology and is now an associate professor of counseling at Villanova university and a licensed Psychologist. She has been an active member of division 29 throughout her career, holding several board positions including education and training chair and early career domain representative. She has been awarded the division 29/APF early career award and the Charles J Gelso psychotherapy Research award. She has published extensively on the psychotherapy relationship, perinatal loss, and pregnancy. She has a small private practice where she sees individuals and couples struggling with infertility and/ or pregnancy loss. You can learn more about Dr Markin at

Articles by Rayna D. Markin, Ph.D.