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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. Whether you are located in downtown Antioch, the suburbs of Antioch, other nearby places such as Concord, Pittsburg, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of Talk Therapy with a Woman Therapist

There are several reasons why you may choose a female counselor or therapist, and they include:

  • You may feel more comfortable talking to a woman therapist, no matter your own gender identity. It is important that you feel comfortable with your therapist, as the relationship you have is one of the biggest predictors of outcomes in therapy.
  • People who have suffered abuse or harassment from men may not feel comfortable sharing their feelings with a male therapist. A woman therapist may feel safer.
  • It may be important to your own healing to develop a safe, compassionate connection with a woman, especially if you have not had such relationships in the past.

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.

Start Healing with a Woman Therapist Today!

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.

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Sherita Nelson
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Grow, heal, appreciate, respect, honor, and develop a stronger sense of self love


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Together, we will:

Grow, heal, appreciate, respect, honor, and develop a stronger sense of self love

Something to know about my approach is:

While I use specific therapy modalities, I connect with the client based on their current needs and what works for them. I am humble to know that what is written in a book may not work for everyone based on a variety of different factors and I adjust

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Couples issues
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Emotional Wellness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Parenting
  • Sexual Trauma
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Stephanie Pappas
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Process your lived experiences whether it's difficulty with self-doubt, the loss of a loved one, or feelings of being overwhelmed with it all. It is my honor to be a place for others to express their pain and joys.


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Process your lived experiences whether it's difficulty with self-doubt, the loss of a loved one, or feelings of being overwhelmed with it all. It is my honor to be a place for others to express their pain and joys.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'm intentional about creating a space where you can be vulnerable by accepting everything you are and empowering you to trust in yourself. I believe therapy is at its most powerful and transformative when you feel safe and connected.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • College Students
  • Coping Skills
  • grief
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Life Satisfaction and Fulfillment
  • Life Stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Meaning of Life
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Teen issues
  • Young Adults
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Stephanie Pappas remote and phone therapy in California
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Tara Makhani
Together, we will:

Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.


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Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.

Something to know about my approach is:

Each client needs a little something different, and I tailor my approach to meet your needs. I want to gain a better understanding of the person(s) across from me and help them to process what hasn't been working and get closer to what will.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Breakups
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Communication Issues
  • Creatives
  • Dating and Romance
  • entertainment industry
  • Family Conflict
  • Identity
  • Life Transitions
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Attacks
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
  • therapy for professionals
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Tara Makhani remote and phone therapy in California
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Lauren Cairns
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Help you release the responsibility for others’ emotions causing people-pleasing and burn-out. We explore and challenge unhelpful beliefs, supporting you in setting boundaries, developing self-compassion, and acknowledging your own needs as valid.


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Help you release the responsibility for others’ emotions causing people-pleasing and burn-out. We explore and challenge unhelpful beliefs, supporting you in setting boundaries, developing self-compassion, and acknowledging your own needs as valid.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy with me is collaborative. We meet overwhelming emotions with curiosity rather than judgement and help you make space for yourself to show up more authentically in your life. My approach is emotionally focused and trauma-informed.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • anxiety management
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Emotional Caretakers
  • Family Conflict
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • People Pleasing
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma
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Lauren Cairns remote and phone therapy in California
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Samantha Calvillo
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Together, we will tackle whatever you feel is holding you back in life. We will work together to set attainable goals to make the most use of our time together.


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Together, we will:

Together, we will tackle whatever you feel is holding you back in life. We will work together to set attainable goals to make the most use of our time together.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is guided by my belief that the client knows all the answers. I don’t see myself as a “fixer”, but rather someone who can guide you through your thoughts, past, and feelings in a safe way.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Family of Origin
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life dissatisfaction in 20s & 30s
  • Life Transitions
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Romantic Relationships
  • Sexual Trauma
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Samantha Calvillo remote and phone therapy in California