Women often struggle with issues that are either unique to them or that affect them in a unique way. We feel pressure to balance work and family life; we encounter biological changes that can often affect our emotional state, such as menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause; or we may be facing the acute heartbreak of issues like infertility. Women are frequently the primary caretakers of aging parents, sometimes sacrificing their own limited free time to take care of others’ needs. In the workplace, we can be faced with sexism, discrimination, and even harassment as we strive for equality with our male counterparts. We may be pigeonholed, overlooked for promotions and positions of power, and have to work twice as hard for the same recognition. Our value to society can seem to fade as we age.
Therapists at Live True Counseling Can Help
We’re often taught that vulnerability is a weakness instead of a strength. To that end, women often feel like they have to take on the issues that uniquely affect them on their own. Therapy can give women a place to explore the stressors of life and a partner to explore them with. When women have a place to share their feelings about the changes happening to them, the frustrations they face, and feelings of being overwhelmed, these issues can feel more manageable. Therapy can increase a woman’s sense of mental health and well-being.
Live True Counseling can match you with a therapist who is sensitive to the unique stressors that women face. In some cases, our therapists have lived through the difficulties that women face and can lend a special kind of understanding. Our therapists have a non-judgmental, accepting approach that treats each woman’s experience as unique to her.