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by Hannah Mcgrath, MA, MDiv, LPC What do therapists mean when they talk about your “inner child”? From my perspective, the inner child is the young, vulnerable part of you that carries scrapes and scars from growing up. I also see the inner child as the part of you that brings a capacity for tender […]

with Simone Dougherty, LPC Simone is one of our out-of-state providers at Therapy for Women, who specializes in working with the LGBTQ+ community. She joined us on the Therapy for Women Podcast to share how she coped as a parent after her children came out, as well as recommendations for parents or other family members […]

By Melanie Greenberg, LCSW, M.Ed For the sake of this post, I am discussing the heteronormative, penis-vagina intercourse ideology of virginity and sex. Lately, with many of my clients, I’ve been relating experiences to my favorite problematic structure, The Patriarchy. I’ve referred to it as my party trick or my version of “Six degrees of […]

by Melanie Greenberg, LCSW, M.Ed I remember the first time I used sex toys in front of a partner. I’d been using an old back massager since I was about 12 years old, discovering pretty young that it felt good (probably thanks to blurry images of the Spice channel I’d sneakily watched after begging to […]

by Becca Adleberg, LPC SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder, affects around 10 million Americans annually. More colloquially known as “seasonal depression,” SAD can play a large role in increased anxiety this time of year. Ah, Fall. Pumpkin spice lattes have appeared, leaves are changing colors, and for some people, anxiety may be starting to feel […]

by Becca Adleberg, LPC Halloween has always been my favorite. Beginning October 1st, I consider spooky season officially upon us, and my clients see me in all of my glory. We’re talking spooky sweaters, pumpkin pants, glow-in-the-dark earrings, you name it. Then comes the penultimate day of Halloween. I always fill my home with little […]

by Melanie Greenberg, LCSW, M.Ed It’s been almost a year since I decided to get bangs. My esthetician told me I could rock a shag, a look I thought I couldn’t pull off because I wasn’t gay enough or cool enough. I’d be a poser. People would talk about me and say I look bad. […]

Keeping treatment relevant, timely, and on track. Therapy doesn’t need to be old school. At Therapy for Women, we believe in working to remain at the forefront of therapy techniques, methods, and technologies so we can best support our clients. Which is why we are proud to announce our use of MoodLinks and RecoveryRecord to […]

By Fernanda Formel, LMFT Do you feel as if you’re struggling with the current events in the United States? Are you feeling rage, frustration, or fear as the discussion and debate of reproductive rights and sex education continues? You are not alone! Many others are feeling the exact same way. If you are at a […]

by Simone Dougherty, LPC Which organization do you work with and what do they do? I volunteer with Free Mom Hugs, which is a national organization whose mission is equality. Free Mom Hugs attends Pride events and offers hugs to members of the LGBTQ+ community. However, we also do presentations, panel discussions, letter writing campaigns, […]

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