Therapy for Women
Have you lost much of the joy you once felt? Are you struggling in an abusive or toxic relationship? Have years of living with low self-worth resulting in a less-than-desirable life? Are you feeling lonely and unfulfilled? Do you need to establish some boundaries?
We women wear a lot of hats and juggle many roles. It can be exhausting and overwhelming! Let’s be honest, much of the time we feel that we’re running on empty and putting the needs of others over our own. We feel stressed about our jobs, our home lives and families, our relationships and parenting styles, and even our health and appearance. We constantly question ourselves and deal with guilt. We also try to figure things out on our own much of the time. It’s truly exhausting.
As women, we may experience certain environmental, psychological and biological challenges related to gender that have a significant impact on their mental health and well-being. If not addressed properly, these challenges can turn into burdens that often lead to anxiety, depression and a lost sense of self.
Are Women More at Risk of Developing Mental Health Issues?
Daniel Freeman, Oxford University clinical psychologist analyzed 12 large-scale studies and concluded that women may be between 20% and 40% more likely to develop a mental illness than men. According to Freeman, “Women tend to view themselves more negatively than men and that is a vulnerability factor for many mental health problems.”
Some common mental health issues experienced by women include:
Why Seek Therapy for Women’s Issues?
Women’s issues can take a serious toll on our emotional, physical, and mental health. The effects can be mild to extreme, and in many cases, women are not able to cope with their issues on their own.
By seeking therapy, you can get the help you need in overcoming issues with which you have been struggling. Receive honest & insightful support as you begin to discover the clarity and direction you’ve been looking for. Isn’t it time you get some relief?
There are several therapies, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), that can offer coping tools and new perspectives. Seeking therapy can be an empowering first step on the road back to YOU. And while each step you take may, at times, feel challenging, uncertain and scary, you will have someone right there with you listening and encouraging you to cross that finish line.
If you or someone you know would like to explore treatment options, please get in touch with me. I would love to connect with you and help. We’ll delve into the real issues that are conflicting you and work on some solutions.
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