Society puts incredible demands on women that can lead to mental health concerns. According to the American Psychological Association, women are two times more likely than men to be depressed and girls are seven times more likely than boys to be depressed. Girls and women are approximately nine times more likely to experience an eating disorder than boys and men. Women are also at greater risk for experiences of sexual and dating violence. According to the Rape Abuse Incest National Network, one in every six American women have experienced attempted or completed rape.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the demands of being a woman, therapy might be of great benefit to you. Natalis Psychology can provide you with a non-judgmental and safe space to process these concerns. Together we can work on prioritizing self-care, establishing boundaries, improving self-esteem, processing traumatic experiences and managing mental health symptoms.