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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Women experience a variety of individual stressors in life. I work with these issues and specifically address the impact they have on decisions and relationships.

— Eryn Greenstein, Counselor in Greensboro, NC

With expertise in women's issues, I provide tailored support, empowering women to navigate life's challenges, from mental health to learning how to own their voices and narratives, and minimize shame and doubt.

— Brianna Campbell, Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY
 

Many women are walking around with #metoo traumas, issues with inequality in marriage and at work, and a plethora of other issues related to having a female body. Women also sometimes struggle with motherhood, having had abortions, family issues, and a host of other troubles that need sorting out. I am a feminist therapist, and I enjoy helping my female clients make sense of their experiences using a feminist lens.

— Brandie Sellers, Licensed Professional Counselor in Timnath, CO

Women experience a unique array of issues, including pregnancy-related anxiety, postpartum depression/anxiety, adjustment to life transitions, divorce, and career difficulties. Working with someone who understands your life experience can be comforting and transformative.

— Kristie Powell, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Largo, FL
 

Watching women's' journeys throughout the years, and processing my own has given me the lived experience that I think can help other women see their power and their worth more clearly. Having the experience of being born to a single woman in the mid 1970s is one of many factors that offers me insight and perspective into how being a woman can affect the trajectory of one's life. The awareness of oppression where it exists for women is the first step towards understanding how it can change.

— Micah Hatchett, Counselor in ,

There is a long history of women's issues either being inadequately addressed or not addressed at all in mental health. I work to challenge this in my practice, including treating mental health symptoms unique to the experience of women.

— Alisa Huffman, Clinical Social Worker in Seattle, WA
 

I provide a space where your voice and perspectives as a woman are prioritized throughout the process of therapy. I recognize that your self-perception has been influenced by the experiences you’ve had in your body and relationships. As we work together we will explore the unique issues that are intertwined with your identity, beliefs, and worldview. I want to help you build trust in yourself so that you can feel comfortable navigating the world in a way that is authentic to you!

— Jessica Byrd, Counselor in Tempe, AZ

Stephanie has experience with Women's Issues in practice.

— Stephanie Light, Therapist in Seattle, WA
 

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, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, polyvagal theory, and dissociation.

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

I work with women at all stages in their lives. I have particular training and background with perinatal mental health challenges including infertility, infant loss, new parents, new identities and mom and parenting challenges. I have been working with the Baby Blues Connection organization for over 10 years and work with clients individually, a couples and in groups. I have personal experience in this arena and find this work important and much needed for our communities.

— Audrianna Gurr, Licensed Professional Counselor in Portland, OR
 

I have experience working with women in a variety of issues including self-esteem, body image issues, relationship issues, burn-out, stress and more.

— Natasha Cooke, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Katy, TX

Many women face specific challenges related to child-bearing. Perinatal issues can really impact a woman's life, and can impact hormones, mood, and overall life outlook. I work with women who are going through various struggles, such as: infertility, miscarriages/stillborn deaths, loss of a child, health issues associated with pre-pregnancy/pregnancy/post-pregnancy, and postpartum anxiety and depression.

— Lana Royle, Licensed Professional Counselor in Draper, UT
 

I understand the unique experiences, pressures, and societal expectations that women often face. I am experienced in helping women explore issues such as body image, self-esteem, relationships, career, gender-based violence, and gender inequality. My goal is to empower women, foster self-compassion, and promote personal growth and well-being.

— Catherine Liang, Clinical Psychologist

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 support clients in exploring the ways societal and cultural norms and expectations for women impact their mental and physical health and provide practical tools for increasing self-compassion, healthy boundary-setting, self-care, and self-acceptance.

— Ruby Snyder, Licensed Professional Counselor in Bethesda, MD

I employ a feminist approach to empower clients to explore the profound influence of patriarchy on their lives. Through a collaborative therapeutic process, I assist clients in gaining insights into societal expectations, fostering self-awareness, and building confidence. My goal is to support women in breaking free from oppressive norms and cultivating a sense of agency in their personal and social spheres.

— Christina Arceri, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY
 

Many of today’s solutions for women are to just “fake it til you make it” or to take that one-size-fits-all online course, leading so many to feel like you’re never going to be able to overcome your struggles, or make you feel that you’re not doing it good enough because it didn’t really work. I work with women 1-on-1 to navigate complex societal challenges that women and femme folx experience. With so much pressure women have on them, Our therapy together helps you remember you are enough!

— Jacqueline Richards-Shrestha, Licensed Professional Counselor in Boulder, CO