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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I work with woman & teen girls in a variety of issues. Such as Anxiety, Depression, Stress, Self-esteem issues, Parenting, Teen dating abuse, Body Image issues, and Intergenerational truama. I enjoy working with woman & teenage girls. It's becoming increasingly difficult for woman & teens to feel like they fit in, to not feel marginalized, isolated, or rejected from their peers and society. I encourage and teach woman/teens to accept themselves, stay true to who they are.

— Tammie Holt, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Orlando, FL
 

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

Women are resilient as hell. I have worked with girls and women who have experienced big "T" and little "t" traumas and have watched them continue to be loving, powerful, and successful against all odds. I have worked extensively with women who struggle with their eating and body image and self-esteem, women who have difficult relationships with their mothers, and women who have experienced and survived rape, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence.

— Melissa Gluck, Psychologist
 

Perimenopause, divorce, pregnancy, postpartum, parenting, co-parenting, mother/child relationships, sandwich generation, sex.

— Dr. Ali Dubin, Counselor in North Hollywood, CA

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
 

Being a woman means that you face a unique set of challenges. Although opportunities for women in the workforce are greater than ever before, they are still fraught with challenges when it comes to being respected for our work and being afforded the same opportunities for advancement as men. In addition, women typically assume primary responsibility for children and elderly parents. A focus of my work is on helping women navigate this treacherous and often confusing landscape.

— Marla Cass, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Mateo, CA

I provide person-centered, compassionate, and solution-focused approaches to assist women working through personal, familial, or relational difficulties.

— Amy Burley, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Plano, TX
 

Supporting you through all the experiences of womanhood, from ovulation to menstruation so you can understand your inner rhythms and seize your life. Integrate your masculine & feminine within and discern when to set boundaries vs. when to express love, so you can fully step into your power, your shakti.

— Ketki Chavan, Associate Marriage & Family Therapist in San Francisco, CA

My approach is built on a foundation of feminist, anti-oppression values. I believe therapy is ineffective if the greater social context a person lives in is not examined critically; most of the time, doing so is empowering for all genders.

— Laurel Roberts-Meese, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in SAN FRANCISCO, CA
 

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

Violence against women is at an all time high. Stories in the news about sexual assault may trigger painful memories from the past. You have options. Therapy is an effective way to start your recovery.

— Carine Meyer, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Houston, TX
 

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

Women's rights, access to appropriate health care and mental health care, changing roles in socio-economic community and in personal relationships.

— Susan Roggendorf, Therapist in Bettendorf, IA
 

The world of women is a unique and exciting place. It can also be a space of hardship, high stress, & exhaustion. Whether you are wading through the muck of sadness and anxiety or struggling with finding who you are in a world that tells you all the things that you should be, I can help you get where you want to be. We can grow the person that you are seeking to be and build the life that makes you feel whole. It's time to learn to be your own best friend & I can help you with that!

— Helen Jennings-Hood, Psychotherapist in Wynne, AR

I specialize in supporting women who want to address sexual concerns such as low libido, arousal difficulties, pain with intercourse, lack of desire, body image dissatisfaction, sexual avoidance, and sexual shame or anxiety. I promote a sex-positive treatment approach and empower my clients to shift out of narratives that have kept them disconnected so that they can reclaim feelings of curiosity, compassion, and self-discovery that are crucial to authentic sexual experiences.

— Jessica Byrd, Counselor in Tempe, AZ
 

I have focused my work with women around the issues that impact them most. Deciding whether or not to start a family, struggling with pregnancy loss and infertility, balancing work and family, managing and coping with internal and external negative biases. My goal is to lift women up in all areas of their lives and help them become what they want to be.

— Rebecca Rondeau, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Merrimack, NH

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
 

Self-esteem. Sexual trauma. Attachment trauma. Being a woman coping with patriarchy. Relationship challenges. Generally being a more badass empowered you.

— Ayala Kalisher, Counselor in Oakland, CA

Divorce, Empty Nest, Perfectionism, Self-Compassion, Body Image, Career Change, Acceptance, Retirement, Role Changes, Caregiving, Miscarriage.

— Heili Lehr, Counselor in Northglenn, CO