Hello, and welcome to the Childless Mental Health Hub
A centralised place for all things related to
childlessness and mental health.
Chances are if you’ve landed here, you’re a counsellor, therapist or coach working in the mental health and childless space. Or you could be someone who’s looking for help and support with their childlessness. Well, you’ve come to the right place.
1 in 5 people are childless and this number is increasing.
Between 48 million couples and 186 million individuals live with infertility globally.
Source: National, Regional, and Global Trends in Infertility Prevalence Since 1990: A Systematic Analysis of 277 Health Surveys,
World Health Organisation 2012
10% of people are childless by choice, 10% are childless due to infertility and 80% childless due to circumstances.
Source: Remaining childless: Causes and consequences from a life course perspective, Doctoral thesis, Utrecht University 2010
- Creating one cohesive voice to raise awareness of this important, and yet unrecognised area of mental health
- Preventing harm to members of our community when working with therapists, counsellors and coaches without lived experience
- A centralised point for people to come to when they need to find a therapist, counsellor or coach with lived experience of childlessness
If you’re a counsellor, therapist or coach working with the childless community and have lived experience, join the network now and get our monthly newsletter to keep you up to date with all that’s going on.
If you’re someone looking for support now, please view our list of coaches and counsellors.