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Holly Batchelder(She/Her/Hers)

Psychologist, PhD
Washington DCAlabamaArizonaArkansas
Anxiety - Couples counseling-Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)-Phobias & fears- Relationship issues- Trauma-

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Professional statement

Dr. Holly Batchelder is a licensed clinical psychologist with a warm and dynamic approach centered around the needs of each client. Her clientele often includes individuals feeling stuck or overwhelmed, couples navigating relationship challenges, and those seeking deeper connections with themselves and others. In therapy, clients find a safe and judgment-free environment to tackle the barriers that impede their progress.

Her therapeutic approach combines her extensive research background at Stanford University and practical experience at Denver Health, culminating in a PhD from Palo Alto University. Dr. Holly specializes in anxiety, OCD, phobias, and couples counseling, utilizing evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Exposure Therapy. Her expertise in couples therapy is further enhanced by her training in the Gottman Method.

Operating her private practice, Dr. Holly tailors her methods to suit each individual's unique needs, aiming for empowerment and sustainable change. She offers virtual therapy through PSYPACT states. Her professional journey is also informed by personal experiences, including overcoming a significant accident, which deepens her understanding of chronic pain and identity transformations.

Message to clients

Hi, I'm Dr. Holly. I believe in the transformative power of therapy and the importance of a strong, supportive therapeutic relationship. As we work together, my hope for you is to discover your inner strength and the capacity for self-compassion. I'm here to help you navigate through life's challenges, whether you're dealing with anxiety, relationship issues, or seeking a deeper understanding of yourself.

In our sessions, expect a collaborative approach. We'll explore your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, working towards reshaping unhelpful patterns while cultivating mindfulness and actions that align with your core values. I understand that taking the first step towards therapy can be daunting, but I assure you, it's a step worth taking. Together, we'll strive towards achieving lasting mental well-being, grounded in acceptance, understanding, and meaningful change.

If you're contemplating therapy, feel free to reach out for a consultation. I'm here to guide you on this journey towards a healthier, more fulfilled life.

Work and Education

Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, Staff Psychologist, Anxiety Clinic
Evidence Based Treatment Centers of Seattle, Postdoctoral Fellow, Anxiety
Denver Health Medical Center, Predoctoral Intern
Stanford Unversity School of Medicine , Neuropsychological Assessor
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Psychology Inpatient Extern
Life Moves, Psychology Outpatient Extern
Stanford Medical Center, Cognitive & Systems Neuroscience Lab Assistant
Stanford University, CBT-I Therapist and Research Assitant

Palo Alto University, PhD, 2020


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Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Phobias & fears - Providing techniques and support to overcome intense fear, anxiety, and panic related to specific triggers, such as heights or crowded spaces

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

I currently see clients on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.


Holly Batchelder is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$280 (55min)
  • Couples sessions:$300 (55min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Many insurance plans offer out-of-network benefits, giving you the flexibility to choose the therapist that best suits you. I'll provide a 'superbill,' to facilitate reimbursement from your insurance provider.