Therapy for Women

Personalized support for your mental & emotional health

You are not alone.

Every year, thousands of women across California seek out therapy for the first time. Many are looking to manage their stress better or get out from underneath anxiety or depression. Some are healing from a painful or traumatic past experience. Others are seeking ways to improve their personal lives, relationships, or careers.

If life is hard right now and you are looking to improve your mental health, you are far from alone. In fact, one in four adults will experience a mental illness this year. Not to mention those who are experiencing stress, grief, or problems in their home or personal lives. (Honestly, who’s not feeling more stressed and burned out lately?)

Individual therapy is an effective way to develop new understanding, skills, and tools so that you can feel better and work toward building the life that you want.

Therapy is tailored to your needs and preferences.

Therapy is individualized based on your needs and preferences, so of course it’s hard to describe in a sweeping way. But, in general, you and your therapist will start off by getting to know each other and developing a plan to help you reach your goals.

Over the course of therapy, you might spend time processing your thoughts and feelings, learning skills and techniques, and experiment with new ways of doing things. Therapists can work in a variety of different ways. For example, at times we might be more active and directive. At other times, we might step back and let you lead the way.

Therapy is one of the most powerful tools in the professional woman’s toolbox.

What do Laverne CoxJane FondaAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Serena Williams have in common? They’re phenomenally successful women who have spoken out about the benefits of therapy.

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When we’re hurting inside, we just can’t function at our best at home or at work — even if we’ve gotten very good at hiding it. Maybe we’ve even given up hope that things can be different. But therapy can help you figure out the blockers that are getting in the way of your goals and help you plan your next steps for moving forward.

If you’re stuck right now, we can help. Stella Nova therapists specialize in helping professional women navigate all of life’s ups and downs with confidence. Whether you’re looking to improve your mood, get uncontrollable stress under control, address trauma or loss, or work on building healthier relationships, we can pair you with a therapist who is a great match for your goals.

Connect with a Stella Nova Therapist Today

Our team has current availability and is looking forward to connecting with you! Check out our bios to learn more about the therapists, or schedule a free consultation to get matched with someone who meets your needs and preferences.

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The first step can be the hardest.

We know, therapy feels kind of weird at first. Talking to a stranger for the first time about parts of your life that feel difficult, sensitive, or painful might sound somewhere between uncomfortable and impossible.

It’s totally normal to have mixed feelings about meeting with a therapist for the first time. But we think you’ll find it’s worth pushing through a little discomfort to get to the other side. At Stella Nova, we promise to do our best to help you get comfortable as you’re getting started.

To connect with a therapist, the first step is to schedule a free, 20-minute consultation with our Intake Specialist. She will ask a few questions to learn more about what you’re looking for, answer any questions you have about how therapy works, and help you match with a great-fit therapist who can help. There’s no obligation, and nothing to lose by reaching out.

COVID-19 Note: Stella Nova is currently offering video therapy to clients throughout California. Local clients may opt to transition to in-person therapy when our San Francisco office reopens (anticipated mid-2022).

Set Up A Free 20-Minute Phone Consultation and Connect with a Stella Nova Therapist Today

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