An Iranian-American therapist speaks to how the mix of grief, anger, and a new insistence on change in her former homeland, could be affecting clients. Read more

Supporting Women's Voices

Carol Gilligan on Today's Patriarchy

More than 50 years after feminist psychologist Carol Gilligan's pivotal study on how women think about the choices in their lives, she speaks up about our... Read more

Love Is An Action Verb

The Body Work of Mothering
Angela Garbes

Before we learn verbal language, we communicate through our bodies, making mothering a physical act of love. Read more

The Postpartum Experience

What Therapists Need to Know

Many therapists don't realize that treating depression or anxiety generally isn't the same as treating these mood disorders in the perinatal period. Read more

Taking the Podium

The Growing Influence of Women in Psychotherapy

Despite an increasing diversity in race and ethnicity, the psychotherapy field is primarily filled with women—a reversal that's taken place over the last 50... Read more

Embracing Gender-Pleasure

How to Feel Yummy in Our Bodies

For trans folks, attuning to gender-pleasure allows them to resist harmful cultural scripts—but it can be a radical act of resistance for cis folks too. Read more

Daring to Dance

How Can We Help Women Take Pleasure?

Pleasure-taking connects women to their bodies, roots them in the present, and fosters resilience. What could be blocking today's women from such a seemingly... Read more

Fair Play at Home

Are Women Still Carrying the Heavier Load?

Eve Rodsky is on a mission: to rebalance the "mental load" that many women still unfairly shoulder in domestic life, affecting their physical health... Read more

Many sociologists are calling it “the female happiness paradox,” arguing that greater opportunities for work have meant that women’s workloads—as... Read more

Symposium Highlight May 6, 2019

Flourishing as We Age

Highlights from Symposium 2019

Mary Pipher, author of the classic Reviving Ophelia and nine subsequent books, was this year’s recipient of the Networker’s Lifetime Achievement Award for... Read more