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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 Aurora, the suburbs of Aurora, other nearby places such as Naperville, Bolingbrook, or anywhere else in Illinois, 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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Sophia Aguirre
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we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you gain a deeper understanding of your authentic self & create healthier, more authentic relationship with yourself and others.


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Together, we will:

we will co-create a safe, affirming and inclusive space for you to heal and grow. We will work collaboratively to help you gain a deeper understanding of your authentic self & create healthier, more authentic relationship with yourself and others.

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You deserve a therapeutic relationship in which you feel empowered, truly seen and deeply understood. My culturally-affirming approach is guided by a sense of compassion, genuine curiosity, and social justice values.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Issues
  • Assessments
  • Attachment Issues
  • Black and African American Issues
  • Black Male Issues
  • Body Image
  • Codependency
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Cultural Diversity and Identities
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • family members of substance use disorder
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • high achieving
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Hispanic and Latino Issues
  • LGBTQ+
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Open Relationships
  • Overachievers
  • Physical Emotional Abuse
  • Racial justice
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Substance Use issues
  • Testing
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • transgender identity
  • Transgender Issues
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Trauma Sensitive
  • Undocumented Residents
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Young Women
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Sophia Aguirre remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Samantha Nolan
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Together, we will build a partnership to establish and work towards your therapeutic goals and improving your life on your terms, while developing coping skills to handle life's challenges. We will even make art together if you'd like!


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Together, we will build a partnership to establish and work towards your therapeutic goals and improving your life on your terms, while developing coping skills to handle life's challenges. We will even make art together if you'd like!

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a trained art therapist and can guide you through the art making process to help you meet your goals. I also offer traditional talk therapy and work from a Person-Centered, CBT, and Solution-Focused approach, which focus on you as an individual.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Coping Skills
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Depression Management
  • Functional Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • High anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Job related issues/stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Personal growth
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
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Erin Matthews
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My motto is this: I will meet you where you are and take you where you want to be. There is hope. Getting out of bed can feel good again. I know personally how it feels to struggle with anxiety and insecurity. You are not alone.


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My motto is this: I will meet you where you are and take you where you want to be. There is hope. Getting out of bed can feel good again. I know personally how it feels to struggle with anxiety and insecurity. You are not alone.

Something to know about my approach is:

My style is open, affirming and empowering. When we need to look at something painful, I strive to do so with empathy and courage. I utilize a strength based approach to find solutions rather than problems. I lead with compassion to empower clients

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • grief
  • Job related issues/stress
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
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Erin Matthews remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Eileen O’Neil
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Talk, about anything and everything, past and present. And we will connect the dots and learn why we are the way we are and what we can do to make positive changes, learn skills and create a more enjoyable life for you!


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Together, we will:

Talk, about anything and everything, past and present. And we will connect the dots and learn why we are the way we are and what we can do to make positive changes, learn skills and create a more enjoyable life for you!

Something to know about my approach is:

I create a space where you can share and not feel judged. I want you to feel that we are trusting, respectful relationship within the therapy sessions, I want to know who you are in a holistic way, you are more then a list of symptoms.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Communication Skills
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Teenagers
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Eileen O’Neil remote and phone therapy in Illinois
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Jasmina Bourgeois
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In a safe, warm, nonjudgmental space we will come to understand the hidden sources of your suffering, troubling symptoms or harmful behaviors. We will help you reclaim your innermost self, feel whole and achieve a greater sense of happiness.


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Together, we will:

In a safe, warm, nonjudgmental space we will come to understand the hidden sources of your suffering, troubling symptoms or harmful behaviors. We will help you reclaim your innermost self, feel whole and achieve a greater sense of happiness.

Something to know about my approach is:

It is not focused on symptoms alone, but on uncovering, processing and healing the underlying mechanisms that fuel the distressing symptoms. This deep approach brings about long-lasting results, and leads to increased self-knowledge & authenticity.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • grief
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Life Transitions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self Regulation
  • Trauma
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Jasmina Bourgeois remote and phone therapy in Illinois