Featured Therapists – Therapists of Women’s Psychological Health Services
Every month, Council for Relationships features our staff therapists on the blog. This month, we feature the therapists of our Women’s Psychological Health Services program. Read on to get to know more about the group!
What is Women’s Psychological Health Services?
WPHS is a diverse team of dedicated clinicians who collectively share decades of personal and professional experience. They understand how the many challenges women face throughout their lifetime can impact their emotional health. These challenges include issues related to conception and pregnancy, sexuality, biological and health challenges, concerns related to aging, stress of care giving, and parenting. In addition, a woman’s mental health needs may change over the course of her lifetime: anxiety, depression, and grief can be a part of any life stage.
WPHS clinicians know that finding therapists with expertise relevant to your specific needs can be difficult. Dr. Jane Summers, our WPHS director is available to speak to you by phone and help you in beginning treatment by the clinician most appropriate for you.
What are their skills and expertise?
Our therapists and psychiatrists help women with:
- Premenstrual Syndrome or PMDD
- Difficulty Adjusting to Menopause
- Perinatal Health Concerns
- Planning a pregnancy with psychological or psychiatric concerns
- Pregnancy with psychological or psychiatric concerns
- Post-partum depression or difficult postpartum transition
- Fertility issues
- Pregnancy loss or loss of an infant
- Breast or Gynecological Cancers
- Other Concerns that Affect Women-Identifying People
All of our clinicians use a relational focus to therapy. They have a deep understanding of relationship concerns and will work with you in the context of the people in your life. Our clinicians are skilled at working with couples and families as well, if this is something that would be helpful to you.
Where can I meet with a WPHS therapist and what is the cost?
WPHS clinicians are available at 9 of our 10 offices locations in the greater Philadelphia region: Blue Bell, Bryn Mawr, Exton, Oxford Valley, Paoli, Center City and University City, Philadelphia, Voorhees, and Wynnewood.
Fees vary by clinician and can be found online. CFR is currently out-of-network with all insurance providers. Many insurance plans, however, will reimburse some portion of out-of-network mental health treatment costs.