Maya Grobel is a California Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and psychotherapist who specializes in supporting individuals and couples struggling to conceive. She is a mental health professional member of ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine) and SEEDS (Society for Ethics in Egg Donation & Surrogacy) and feels very passionate about her work with this population. Maya has written about infertility for various outlets such as the New York Times, Fertility Smarts, Popsugar, and pregnantish.com, and for many years wrote a RESOLVE Hope award nominated blog called Don’t Count Your Eggs that followed her five year journey to parenthood, which finally ended with the birth of her daughter via embryo donation in 2015. Maya and her TV producer husband Noah made a feature length film documenting their tumultuous journey to parenthood called One More Shot, which is available on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, and Vimeo on Demand. Maya is a California girl born and raised and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Mass Communications and then obtained her Masters in Social Welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles. She recently received a grant through U.S. Health and Human Services Department to support an organization she co-founded called EM•POWER donation, an educational company focused on empowering choice in embryo donation.