Can you remember the last time you were able to relax without worrying about a million different things? It seems like we are always running around and constantly doing things and we never take the time to slow down and relax. The counselors based in Batavia know all about this problem and what you can do to help. 

The City of Batavia is famous for its windmills and has six windmill factories in town. Some folks just like to sit back and watch the windmills spin in the wind while taking in the fresh air and peacefulness. But, if you are always stressed out, you are not able to relax and enjoy anything. Get help from one of the dedicated counselors in town so you can relax.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with over 17 years of experience working in private practice and as a school counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I also have helped many people who desire to integrate their faith during the counseling process. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,C-SSWS
Therapy Specialties: Anger management
Years of Experience: 5

My name is Jordan Coleman. I have a black lab named Bruce Wayne. I attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for both my undergrad (B.S. Human Development and Family Studies 2012) and for my Master's in Social Work (MSW 2015). I have been a School Social Worker for 4 years but have always had a passion for helping others. I have worked with clients on a wide range of concerns including emotion management, trauma, family relationships, and beyond. I tend to be a positive, optimistic person and I very much value relationships with others. I feel tha...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a bilingual licensed clinical counselor. I have worked in a variety of settings such as behavioral health hospitals, community centers and private practice. I have an extensive background in trauma specifically sexual assault and domestic violence. I have worked with perpetrators of domestic violence as well and for years ran groups on non-violent communication. I have worked with individuals with personality disorders, trauma, depression, anxiety and self-injury behaviors. I believe meeting my clients where they are at and to provide a safe space for my cl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

Hello my name is Pat Granada I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years of experience. I am licensed in Illinois. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Truman State University and a Master’s Degree from The University of Illinois School of Social Work. I have worked in many disciplines and populations of Social Work working with children, the physically disabled, the chronically and severe mentally ill, and people with medically induced life changes such as dialysis, and people in hospice. When working with my clients, I provide a warm, supportive ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

My name is Sharon Lin. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 13 years of clinical experience in community and private practice settings, having worked with a diverse clientele including adolescents and adults in individual, couples, and family therapy. I have extensive experience in treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorders, school/academic problems, infidelity, stages of life, stress management and relationship/marital difficulties. I have lived in four different countries and am bilingual in English and Mandarin. I am...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW,CTMP
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) based in North Dakota and licensed in both North Dakota and Illinois. I have over 18 years experience working with individuals and families facing many challenges including depression, stress and anxiety, adjustment to life changes, loss and grief, family conflict, anger management, parenting issues, problem solving and decision making. I also have extensive experience working with families of children with special needs as well as experience in medical settings working with individuals and families facing major medica...

This is Richard Heller's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): DMin, MA, LCPC, BCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

It takes courage to take this first step in seeking help with an issue in your life that is troubling you and into looking into counseling. I admire you for this and welcome the opportunity to meet you and help you with the life concern you are facing. My approach is through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I will focus on your needs and we will learn together how best to help you. I will treat you with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I have been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor since 1998 and am licensed in the state of Illinois. My vocation...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 28

Hello, I am Dr. Christian Straube, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), in the state of Illinois. and Early Intervention provider. During my 28 years of clinical experience I have had the opportunity to work with so many wonderful clients. My areas of specialty include working with individuals with Autism, ADHD, depression, anxiety, anger management, challenging behaviors and general life concerns that we all have. I believe that my lifelong personal experiences have made me a better counselor. My therapeutic approach is pretty straightforward, th...

This is Merna Zora's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

It is my highest priority to make sure each person feels welcomed and safe in an un-biased environment. My passion involves helping each individual reach their moment of empowerment through the therapeutic journey. If you have been struggling with anxiety, depression, PTSD, grief, loss, navigating through major life changes, familial or interpersonal relationships etc., this is the perfect opportunity to gain back control of your life! I am a Licensed Clinician in the state of Illinois and Michigan. I have my Bachelors and Masters in Social Work and have been a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed clinical social worker who practices mostly Cognitive Behavior Therapy, but additionally draw from other therapies to meet the needs of my clients. I have a Master’s degree in Social Work from Aurora University and earned my B.S. from the University of Illinois. During my over twenty-five years of practice, I have worked with individuals from many diverse backgrounds in different stages of life. These experiences have been invaluable to me and I consider it a privilege to have been a support as well as a catalyst for personal growth for so many p...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Welcome! My name is Xiomara, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Illinois. I obtained my Masters Degree in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. I have 4 years of professional experience in the field and have particularly experience in helping clients cope with addictions, family conflicts, trauma, abuse, motivation, and self-esteem. As a Clinical Social Worker, my wish is for you to tap into your strengths to give you a sense of empowerment and the ability to overcome, transform, and grow. I utilize tools such as the Enneagram to sup...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, I'm so glad that you have taken on this journey of growth and healing. I am excited to be the person who will walk this path with you. My name is Ana and I have been in the helping profession for over 15 years, working with teens and adults. I use an eclectic approach to build our therapeutic relationship and best meet your needs through active listening and empathy. I draw from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation, which includes training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing), CBT (Cognitiv...

This is Melissa Williams's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 28

I am an experienced Social Worker with an LCSW and have worked in agencies and private practice and public schools during my career. I am also a Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional which is helpful when working with people managing anxiety and mood disorders. Integrative Health is about looking at lifestyle factors and blends conventional and complementary modalities to best address symptoms. When we work together, my goal is to help you figure out how to improve all areas of your life, but of course, address the goal that you want to work on. You sh...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Life can be a challenge at times and everyone needs someone that they can talk to. Seeking out counseling is a wise choice and is the first step in becoming your best self. Let me tell you a little about my self. I am a licensed Clinical Counselor Professional Counselor (LCPC) and educator that has worked with adults, teens, and families. I have worked with both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric clients. My background includes working with clients that have multiple issues including depression, stress and anxiety, PTSD, anger and relationship issues, paren...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am licensed in Illinois with 20 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, coping with grief and loss, & depression. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

This is Magdalena Martinez's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed social worker in Illinois with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, mood disorders, family conflicts, behavioral dysregulation, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and confidence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I take a collaborative approach and create a treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage and bravery to seek support and I am here to empower you and assist you with gaining clarity and insight.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in Illinois with 3 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, depression, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Illinois with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & depression. I also have experience working with compassion fatigue. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Batavia, Illinois (Batavia, IL)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I'm so glad your here and that you are ready to start this journey with me. My name is Jamie Benson. I am licensed Marriage and Family therapist in Illinois. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse. My interventions utilize cognitive behavioral therapy/trauma -focused CBT, EMDR, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and various couples models. Being trained in Marriage and Family Therapy, I look at each case through a systemic lens. I understand that relationships can be complex and I approach e...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Batavia?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Batavia area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Batavia and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Batavia or elsewhere in Kane or the state of Illinois.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Batavia therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Batavia due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Illinois may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Batavia and elsewhere throughout the state of Illinois you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Batavia to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Batavia, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Batavia, IL, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 60510 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Batavia:

60510

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.