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686,000 people sought help with Thriveworks in the last year

Discover how starting therapy for women therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Starting Therapy for women

What is Therapy for women?

Therapy for women uses traditional psychotherapeutic techniques implemented through a feminist lens to help women deal with the emotional and mental ramifications of being a woman in today's society. Thriveworks Charlottesville therapists will target issues like toxic masculinity, gender roles, misogyny, and other problems that women face daily and their impact on their mental health.

How does Therapy for women work?

Therapy for women works much like traditional therapy, but will also integrate person-centered and humanistic therapy approaches at the forefront of treatment. Thriveworks Charlottesville therapists who specialize in treating women acknowledge the unique experience of each individual while treating a wide variety of concerns with empathy, compassion, and respect.

Is Therapy for women conducted in person or online?

Therapy for women at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Therapy for women last?

Therapy for women will often last until the client feels that their therapeutic goals have been met, whether it continues for a few months or over the course of years. However, treatment should last at least five months, as that is the average amount of time therapy takes to have a lasting impact.

Need more help deciding?

Many of life’s experiences are specific to women; while some can be incredibly rewarding, others can bring with them challenges that are not easily overcome. Processing some of these issues ourselves is difficult enough, to say nothing of being understood by the opposite gender! Recent statistics show that 1 out of 8 women will experience depression during their lifetime, but depression is only one issue among many that may cross a woman’s path. The following list is just a brief glimpse of the issues a woman may find herself facing:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Low Self Esteem
  • Infertility
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Menopause
  • “Empty Nest” issues
  • Domestic Violence or Abuse
  • PTSD related to Past Abuse or Sexual Assault

Most of these issues are very personal, and can be very painful and frightening. Frequently, they bring with them a deep sense of shame and the feeling that nobody else understands. Well-meaning family and friends may try to help, but misunderstand and say things like, “You just have to get over it and move on.” During these times, it is absolutely vital to have someone to listen, validate your concerns, and support you – someone who understands what you’re facing.

You’re not alone.

Taking the step forward to seek guidance and help from a highly experienced, specifically trained therapist can be of great benefit to you. At Thriveworks Counseling Charlottesville, VA we understand that these issues are very real. Our counselors each have many years of both personal and professional experience with women’s issues, and we’re honored to be able to work together with you to overcome the difficulties you’re facing.

When you are in the midst of these struggles, all you want is relief. Our therapists can help you find that relief by providing you both with immediate coping strategies for the most pressing concerns, as well as with a specific plan to work through the larger issues. In addition to this absolutely essential understanding, validation, and support, our experienced therapists can provide you with actual tools you can use and techniques you can practice outside of your therapy sessions to heal, grow, and implement changes that can become a permanent part of your lifestyle. By guiding you in the principles and specifics of therapy systems such as CBT, DBT, and others, we can help you to actually change your thinking, your automatic emotional reactions, and your actions to those that will provide healthy, positive results in your life! We can also direct you to powerful resources that will enhance your personal growth outside of your sessions including websites, authors, books, videos, podcasts and more.

We’re ready to help you right away.

You deserve immediate help, so at Thriveworks Charlottesville, VA we schedule most new clients within 24 hours of receiving your call. Our team is ready to begin working together with you as soon as you reach out to us.

Call us today at 434-812-4009!

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Charlottesville therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire | BCBS

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia | BCBS

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • CareFirst Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia | BCBS HMO

  • CareFirst Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia | BCBS PPO

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

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Self-pay costs at Charlottesville
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

4.6 Learn about verified reviews
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I have been seeing Sharon Davis for about 6 weeks now, and she is helping me greatly with my relationship with my husband. She is extremely knowledgeable and has given me some wonderful exercises for my anxiety. I just love working with Sharon, she really helps me to understand my emotions, and the need to love myself!
Read more I have been seeing Sharon Davis for about 6 weeks now, and she is helping me greatly with my relationship with my husband. She is extremely knowledgeable and has given me some wonderful exercises for my anxiety. I just love working with Sharon, she really helps me to understand my emotions, and the need to love myself!
Cynthia Jan 2024
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★★★★★
I have had the pleasure of working with Hiawatha as a colleague. His easy going manner and warmth as a clinician helps him to quickly connect with others. It is clear to me that Hiawatha cares a great deal for those he supports.
Read more I have had the pleasure of working with Hiawatha as a colleague. His easy going manner and warmth as a clinician helps him to quickly connect with others. It is clear to me that Hiawatha cares a great deal for those he supports.
Charlottesville Dec 2021
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★★★★★
Reaching out to Thriveworks was a great decision. The service is excellent and the representative matched me with the best counselor for my needs. I have to admit that I was skeptical at first, but I was pleasantly surprised when I met Anita Dean. She is very knowledgeable, professional, and genuinely cares about others. I have observed that she doesn't create cookie cutter plans. Instead, she creates a plan specific to the needs of her her clients. My husband and I lost our sweet family pet of over 15 1/2 years and it also caused the loss of a child to resurface. Anita, has handled my situation with care and assisted me as I walked through the grief process. I am so grateful.
Read more Reaching out to Thriveworks was a great decision. The service is excellent and the representative matched me with the best counselor for my needs. I have to admit that I was skeptical at first, but I was pleasantly surprised when I met Anita Dean. She is very knowledgeable, professional, and genuinely cares about others. I have observed that she doesn't create cookie cutter plans. Instead, she creates a plan specific to the needs of her her clients. My husband and I lost our sweet family pet of over 15 1/2 years and it also caused the loss of a child to resurface. Anita, has handled my situation with care and assisted me as I walked through the grief process. I am so grateful.
Charlottesville Jul 2019
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★★★★
I have been involved in therapy for most of my adult life. I can say with all honesty and sincerity that my experience with Thriveworks has been the best so far and I am 55, now that's saying a lot!
Read more I have been involved in therapy for most of my adult life. I can say with all honesty and sincerity that my experience with Thriveworks has been the best so far and I am 55, now that's saying a lot!
Charlottesville Oct 2018
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★★★★★
Great experience so far.
Charsville Jul 2018
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Great practice!
Charlottesville Jul 2018
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★★★★★
I really loved working with John Stone. He’s an awesome councelor from what i can gather from one visit. The environment was also comfortable and relaxing in his office. He made me feel it was safe to approach him. Im gonna continue my seesions with him.
Read more I really loved working with John Stone. He’s an awesome councelor from what i can gather from one visit. The environment was also comfortable and relaxing in his office. He made me feel it was safe to approach him. Im gonna continue my seesions with him.
Charlottesville Jul 2018
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★★★★★
Exceptional place with the best docs!
Charlottesville Jul 2018
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Where to find us

Getting here

We share a building with Shear Magic Salon, Sei Bella Salon, New Looks Studio, Hairflair, Ishan Gala Foundation, Embrace Home Loans, Alpha Home Care Services, and JBD Mobile Catering & Events. We are located at the corner of Commonwealth Drive and Greenbrier Drive. Next to us on Commonwealth Drive is Commonwealth Drive Cemetery and Charlottesville Blue Ridge Dental. Across the street is Lighten Up hair salon.

Phone number

(434) 205-6776

Languages spoken by VA providers

  • English
  • Romanian
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