When choosing a therapist, the gender of the therapist may be important to you. Even though male or nonbinary therapists are capable of providing impactful therapy, you may be more comfortable, safe, or vulnerable with a female therapist.
You can find a therapist who meets your personal preferences, especially if you seek a professional who identifies as a woman therapist.
There are several reasons why you may choose a female counselor or therapist, and they include:
If you are curious how gender should play a role in choosing the right therapist, check out this article about finding the right therapist for you by licensed therapist Justine Soto.
Regardless of your reason behind choosing a female therapist, our team can help. At Mental Health Match, we specialize in matching you with therapists and counselors who best meet your needs. To find a female therapist in your area, browse the licensed mental health professionals below or use our free therapist matching tool.