Women’s Issues

Women sometimes face mental and physical health concerns that relate specifically to gender. There are many women-specific problems that can occur including motherhood, sexual assault, postpartum disorders, discrimination and sexism. Therapy for women’s health is about helping women navigate issues unique to their experience as a woman. Mental health professionals specializing in women’s issues will help empower their clients and help them reflect on past and present experiences, encouraging them to find balance and peace in their lives.

Local Experts in Women’s Issues

Allison Johandon

Individual Therapy

Each gender holds their own struggles and for women this can mean difficulty balancing responsibilities, difficulty growing in the work place, or difficulty establishing and maintaining boundaries. Whatever it is that is keeping you stuck, we can work on getting you out.

Aviva Bannerman

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Individual Therapy

I spent time working at a women's center and running a group for homeless women.

Cindy Gordon

Individual Therapy

During my career, I have worked with mostly women, focusing on self-esteem and body image issues, stuckness, trauma, and personal growth.

Erica Faulhaber

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Group Therapy

I work with high-performing women, I understand all too well the pressures you feel and the pain that can hold you captive. You have been seeking perfection with food, your body, in relationships, in sports, in academics and in your high-level career. Trying to be “perfect” is exhausting! Now you are looking for a therapist to help you work through the constant battle of perfection.

Allison Johandon

Individual Therapy

Each gender holds their own struggles and for women this can mean difficulty balancing responsibilities, difficulty growing in the work place, or difficulty establishing and maintaining boundaries. Whatever it is that is keeping you stuck, we can work on getting you out.

Rebeca Lima

Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

Being a women in business I know first hand the challenge we face in the attempt to be a good wife, mother, and professional.

Carolyn Duhn

Individual Therapy

I love working with women & all our unique challenges. I'm particularly passionate about educating women on how their natural hormone changes throughout their cycle impacts them often intensifying anxiety, depression, irritability, motivation levels, sleep & relationship issues. Together we can identify coping skills for these challenges & potential referrals to help balance hormones naturally.

Mia Svoboda

Individual Therapy, Group Therapy

Do you struggle with self-nourishment and receiving enough attuned connection? Are you pulling from empty while suppressing what you really desire? Do you struggle with eating, body image, emotional sensitivity, illness or issues in relationships? Perhaps you are ready to awaken into a new paradigm of healing your feminine --I can help. Honoring mentorship, ritual and mind-body based practices.

Allison Johandon

Individual Therapy

Each gender holds their own struggles and for women this can mean difficulty balancing responsibilities, difficulty growing in the work place, or difficulty establishing and maintaining boundaries. Whatever it is that is keeping you stuck, we can work on getting you out.

Stacie Freudenberg

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Individual Therapy

Women face a multitude of challenges stemming from our gender identity. Discrimination, juggling multiple roles (i.e. work, parenting, partnership), gender based violence, sexual harassment, social messages of unobtainable goals, etc. All of these difficulties impact our well-being and shape how we move through the world.

Allison Harvey

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy

Special support for women looking to connect with themselves, elevate their own priorities and create an empowered life!

Jennifer Kilgo

Individual Therapy

Root Counseling was launched with one purpose in mind: to love, heal and serve the INCREDIBLE women of Denver, Colorado. It is our heartbeat and our passion to dedicate our careers to improving the lives of women – who are often so busy improving the lives of OTHERS that they put themselves on the backburner.

Kayla Bettis-Weber

Individual Therapy

I hold a feminist theological perspective, which means that I acknowledge how our patriarchy impacts women's soul development. I utilize archetypal and ancient wisdom gained through storytelling, my favorite being a collection of stories from Women Who Run With the Wolves. I have years of experience working with women recovering from domestic violence.

Cynthia St Clair

Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, Family Therapy

I specialize in challenges related to the menstrual cycle, especially PMDD, PMS, and perimenopausal distress.

Joanna Ford

Individual Therapy

My private practice is a safe place to talk about symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, cycle issues, perimenopause and menopause. Symptoms such as depression, anger, frustration, lack of sleep, hot flashes,heavy or prolonged bleeding, sleep issues or other issues that might come up for folks.

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