Women's Issues

The term “women’s issues” is broad and can refer to anything that might affect a women’s mental health. Some issues, such as post-partum depression, are specific to women, while others, such as anxiety, can affect both men and women. However, women may experience the issue differently. There are many types of issues that women can face today, and some of the most prominent concerns include sexual assault, woman-specific health problems, body image problems, self-esteem, sexuality, discrimination, sexism or stereotyping. Therapists specializing in women’s issues will provide a safe and supportive environment to help to empower their clients so they can find balance, improve their quality of life, and experience relief from emotional suffering. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s women’s issues experts today.

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Years of personal experience in Women's groups, Integrative Counseling training to support each woman's unique concerns. Developing a curriculum for a Women's group to also be used in individual treatment.

— Wendy Howell, Licensed Professional Counselor in Glendale, AZ

I love working with those who identify as women on various issues including: deciding to have children or being child-free, assertiveness skills in the workplace or in relationships, processing systemic racism, family of origin concerns, and more.

— Myra Flor Arpin, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate in Shoreline, WA
 

My practice represents a community of women, united by diversity and a shared belief that we all deserve a space to feel empowered and escape the demands of busy, hectic life. I provide women with knowledge on mind-body health to encourage women in taking an active role in decisions regarding their own self-care. As we work together, your voice will be heard, your wisdom honored, and together we will take your chosen path towards greater health and wellness.

— Kristena Brand, Addictions Counselor in Atlanta, GA

As a feminist, I believe in equal rights for all regardless of gender or identity. I specialize in sexual assault, abortion support, role in relationships, and exploring identity.

— Rachael Lastoff, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Newport, KY
 

The impacts of our culture and society on our experiences as women are always at the forefront of my mind when interacting with each person that sits across from me during therapy sessions. I look for ways to empower and affirm everyone in my practice to push back against these pressures to have a strong identity or become advocates and allies for the women in their lives.

— Heather Romero, Counselor in Atlanta, GA

I have worked with women in my private practice for ten years. I chose for my practice to be female only, because I felt that women have unique issues related to reproduction and food that were not being addressed in my community. Prior to private practice, I worked with the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, as well as Planned Parenthood League of MA.

— Jessica Foley, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Waltham, MA
 

Who run the world (girls)! Societal expectations. Family demands. Glass ceilings. Whoa. No wonder you're stressed! Anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, relationship challenges, discrimination, hormonal changes, and low self-esteem are just a few of the issues women are commonly facing. Let's face that stuff head-on together! We'll work together to help you gain new insight, self-awareness, coping skills, communication skills, and emotion regulation skills to get you feeling in control.

— Dr. Dana Avey, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Colorado Springs, CO

As women we juggle so much! We strive to succeed in our careers, maintain our close relationships, and manage our responsibilities. Sometimes this blocks us from making self-care, fun, and relaxation a priority. When life then adds unexpected and challenging stressors on top of an already jam packed schedule, the stress can almost feel like too much to handle. There is no need to go through challenges alone! Call today so we can determine if AROSE eTherapy is right for you! Relief is a call away

— Alicia Rozycki, Psychologist in , CO
 

For over 25 years, I have worked with individuals and led groups and workshops on a variety of women's health and wellness issues including family stress, career challenges, relationships, depression, and nutrition.

— Michelle May, Counselor in West Bloomfield, MI

I help female-identifying folks with finding your voice, pregnancy loss, pre/postpartum pregnancy, exploring sexuality, motherhood, discrimination, infertility, and gender.

— Adrienne Kandhari, Counselor in Seattle, WA
 

Our practice represents a collaboration of female clinicians and coaches who are united by diversity that offer an array of well and holistic services. Each treatment program is personalized and designed to empower women to be their best selves and find joy in living. Throughout your journey we provide ongoing support and guidance to help you set realistic goals and make lasting changes.

— Monica Manuel, Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA

It is my life's mission to help women recover from the depression and anxiety caused by striving for perfectionism.

— Amanda Wetegrove-Romine, Psychologist in San Antonio, TX
 

There are many things that women experience differently then men and having someone who understands and can offer support can be life changing. Between myself and the other women in my practice, we have experience with divorce, lgbtq+, fertility, postpartum, and much more. I believe both individual work where you can focus solely on yourself as well as group therapy where you connect with others in a new way and heal in community can be extremely helpful. We'll help you find your path.

— Emery Mikel, Therapist in New York, NY

The new face of single motherhood. What does it look like? Who does it include and who might be excluded. Dealing with superwoman and imposter syndrome. Creating a commitment budget that outlines your expectations and boundaries. Learning what's for you is for you, despite what others think. Helping women seek clarity on their journey to joy.

— verline gaddis, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
 

F**k society's rules about women being selfless. You do not exist simply to serve others. Your dreams, needs, feelings, thoughts, preferences, desires, and values matter. You deserve to have a life of joy, ease, adventure, connection, satisfaction, and meaning. To create and enjoy a life that is aligned with your definition of "having it all." No more settling and tolerating. It's time to heal, prosper, and thrive!

— Desiree Howell, Psychologist in St. Petersburg, FL

As women we often put ourselves last after everyone else's needs are met. This can lead to feelings of fatigue, burn out, frustration, resentment , lack of fulfillment and underachievement. Relationship dissatisfaction can lead to feelings of despair and depression. Confusion about sexual orientation can be isolating and scary. These are only a few of the issues women face. I can help you explore your own personal truth so you can connect to your authentic self and feel empowered.

— Joan Tibaldi, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Saint Augustine, FL
 

Our focus on women allows us to treat issues that affect YOU. We offer a variety of therapeutic techniques and styles to tailor our approach to one that best fits you. Our therapists have training in trauma therapy, cognitive therapies, and somatic approaches with additional trainings in disordered eating, OCD and dissociation.

— Cactus Flower Healing, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Mesa, AZ

Addressing perfectionism and "mom guilt" from a self-compassion and mindfulness lens.

— Jessi Frothingham, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Portland, OR