Fertility Counseling of Houston  - Leslee Murphy, LCSW


Leslee Murphy, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience. Although she is trained in all areas of psychotherapy, Leslee specializes in women's health issues, including the following:

  • Infertility/Family Building
  • Pregnancy Loss/Miscarriage
  • Post Partum Mood Disorders
  • Oncology/Fertility Preservation
  • Adoption/Embryo Adoption
  • Donor Oocyte/Sperm Treatment
  • High-risk Pregnancy
  • Parenting Issues
  • Depression & Anxiety

Leslee is a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (Mental Health Professional Group), RESOLVE, and the National Association of Social Workers. She has completed advanced training in RTS Bereavement, Post Partum Mood Disorders, and Clinical Social Work Supervision.  

Leslee received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and her Master's degree in Social Work from Florida State University.

Leslee is one of only a select few in the Houston area with the specific training and clinical experience in the field of reproductive health psychology.  She has helped hundreds of clients navigate through their journey into parenthood and beyond.


Leslee serves as the Mental Health Consultant for Houston IVF. She also enjoys close working relationships with several other fertility clinics, Obstetric practices, and Third-Party agencies in the Houston area. 

Leslee operates a private practice in the Memorial area, where she offers individual and couples counseling, psycho-educational consults and psychological evaluations. She also offers a monthly Infertility support group and quarterly Wellness Retreats.

Although Leslee specializes in the field of Reproductive Health Psychology, she is trained in all areas of psychotherapy, including grief & loss, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting, and more.

Leslee offers a nurturing and engaging environment, which helps clients to achieve insight, regain hope, and move forward. Counseling sessions may focus on: 

  • Managing Stress & Anxiety
  • Learning Relaxation Techniques
  • Reframing negative thoughts
  • Enhancing Communication Skills
  • Improving Relationships 
  • Facilitating Decision-making
  • Problem-Solving & Goal setting
  • Resolving Grief & Loss

 Leslee also provides evaluations and consultations in the field of third-party reproduction, including oocyte donation, embryo donation, donor insemination and gestational carrier arrangements.  Leslee's expertise in the field of fertility stems from a unique combination of both personal and professional experience.