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 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

Juggling job pressures, family schedules, money issues, career and educational advancement and child and elder-care concerns are only a few of the common stressors confronting women. Additional stressors include divorce, marriage, children, work and money. In our work we will explore your values and goals in your different roles. I will teach you the tools you need to increase your psychological flexibility. Women’s roles are multi-faceted and complex. I can help.

— Paige L. Freeman, Ph.D., PLLC, Psychologist in Houston, TX
 

I enjoy helping women during all stages of the life cycle. Women's innate strengths can often hide their inner struggles. Because they have so many roles to manage, the stress can cause interpersonal, emotional and physical health issues.

— suzanne goodwin, Psychoanalyst

here are many stress inducing factors in the life of a woman and daily routines can become complicated. Everyday women are faced with challenges that cause stress and emotional pain. At Joie de Vivre Counseling and Therapy we believe that life does not have to be so complicated. Our team of experienced staff use counseling and holistic informed services to help women thrive and reach their fullest potential . We offer a safe nonjudgmental space where women can heal and find emotional renewal.

— Taneisha Moss, Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta, GA
 

I have always held a passion and gift for treating women's issues. These include intimacy, trauma, eating disorders, body image, spirituality, work life balance, relationship issues, attachment, sexual trauma, etc.

— Alexandra Klein, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Greenwood Village, CO

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
 

Womanhood is a unique experience, especially in todays society. I am passionate about and specialize in working with women on a variety of issues including transition to motherhood, find your voice, self worth and self compassion healing and body image issues. My experience working with women healing from eating disorders, addictions and my training in trauma and relational issues have given me the tools and education to help women live their best lives.

— Allison Rosenberg, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Encino, CA

Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman

— Kayla Nettleton, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
 

I primarily work with women-identified adults who have experienced trauma. I use holistic, somatic methods to help women: - validate and express emotions including anger - cultivate inner strength, intuition, trust and creativity - connect to sensual pleasure and empowered sexuality - develop more satisfying relationships on your own terms - navigate patriarchy and gender oppression I especially love working with queer/bi women seeking to explore their sexuality and gender expression.

— Lauren Pass Erickson, Psychotherapist in Boulder, CO

Women often put themselves 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
 

Actually, I specialize more in child, adolescent, and teen female issues. For all my experience as a dad to three girls, I can say with humility none of my training in my previous or current careers really applied to the subjectivity of parenting girls; though, I love them and I wouldn't take any do-overs--well...not too many, anyway. The secret life of the teenage girl truly is a "thing," as is that of children and adolescent girls, as well. Contact me; I'm happy to help.

— Jason Fairweather, Psychotherapist

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 St. Petersburg, FL
 

For the modern woman, demands from jobs, family, and friends can be exhausting and finding time for yourself can feel impossible. Through self-exploration and challenging negative patterns, you can live a more balanced life.

— Allison Doyle, Clinical Social Worker in Seattle, WA