Therapists in District Of Columbia specializing in Pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues and Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Therapy for Pregnancy, Perinatal, and Postpartum Issues

Pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum issues entail any real or perceived problems or difficulties stemming from the childbirth experience. Pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum experiences are stressful in many positive and negative ways while the physical body experiences immense stress. Situations vary but may be remedied through therapy and support. Working with a therapist who specializes in pregnancy, perinatal, and postpartum issues may help someone overcome any linked mental health challenges.

Culturally Sensitive Therapy

Culturally sensitive therapy emphasizes a therapist's understanding of the client's background relating to racial, cultural, religious, gender, and sexual identities. It offers an empathetic space to manage mental disorders with sensitivity to the politics of power and oppression. You’ll find mental health professionals who specialize in culturally sensitive therapy listed below.

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in the District of Columbia (DC)

Finding a therapist in the District of Columbia may be easier than in most other states, as DC has one of the highest densities of licensed therapists in the US. Online therapy is also a good option if you’d prefer to avoid traveling or if a therapist with a particular specialty is not located near you. 


Out of pocket costs for therapy in DC will be about $200 per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs are usually $200+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Specialized services can also cost more.

 

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