to the beginning of a rewarding journey toward wellness.

Balanced provides individual and family counseling to children, adolescents and adults in Washington, IL.




Balanced - helping you achieve emotional wellness.

Our team can help you start your journey to getting better, happier...balanced. We work with our clients to help develop and practice the skills necessary to independently and confidently cope with and prevail over trauma, crisis and other issues encountered through life.

Our team of therapists is focused on creating an environment in which you'll feel comfortable, safe and respected in a counseling setting. We want to help all individuals regardless of their gender, faith, ability, race or orientation, to find emotional wellness. In addition, we have a process in place to facilitate superior communication and coordination of services with physicians or schools.


We have expertise in many areas including but not limited to:

Abuse Recovery

  • Emotional, physical and sexual

Anxiety & Depression

  • Bipolar disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • PTSD
  • Postpartum depression
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) / Winter blues

Grief and Loss


Personality Disorders

Relationship Issues

  • Attachment
  • Couples counseling
  • Divorce adjustment
  • Marital counseling
  • Pre-marital counseling

School-based issues

  • Adjustment
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bullying
  • IEP/504

Schizophrenia & Related Disorder

Trauma & Crisis Recovery

  • Self-harming
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Tornado recovery

Balanced Counseling

  • Individual Therapy

    At Balanced we work with both individuals and groups. If you choose individual therapy, it allows us to get to know you in a very private environment which can contribute...

  • Couples Therapy

    Marriage or other long-term relationships require work and commitment. Sometimes, couples need the help of a counselor in developing or adjusting their communications systems, dealing with financial or other stresses,...

  • Children & Teen Therapy

    All our therapists have extensive experience counseling children and teens. We understand that youth require a different style of communication to make them feel comfortable sharing their experiences and thoughts....

  • Family Therapy

    Balanced works with families who need support in coping with a significant loss or other stressful event such as a divorce or move as well as those looking to improve...