Alison Contreras has educated women and couples with knowledge of their natural fertility since 2009. In 2014, she became a FertilityCare™ Practitioner Intern in order to better assist clients pursuing follow-on diagnosis and medical treatment using the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System and access the skilled doctors and surgeons trained in NaProTECHNOLOGY. In August 2015 she completed the program and is now a FertilityCare™ Practitioner.
Always taking an interest in how things work and natural systems, Alison received a BS in Civil Engineering from Rice University in 2006 and graduated from Rice University with a PhD in Environmental Engineering, with a focus on advanced water treatment systems, in 2011. She worked in a Strategic Research Group in a wet-infrastructure engineering firm in Arcadia, CA until 2012 before moving to the East Coast. Alison currently also serves as the Director of Programs for the FACTS Collaborative, which works to change the culture of medicine by teaching physicians and other health professionals about evidence based fertility awareness based methods (FABMs).
Alison has been married to fellow engineer Michael since 2008. They live in Hyattsville, MD with their two sons. Alison understands the physical and spiritual struggles women face while dealing with reproductive difficulties and is honored to be able to serve all women through the Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System. She also offers counseling on pursuing domestic and international adoption.