Patricia Battles is a Registered Clinical Social Work Intern and Board Certified Music Therapist in Tallahassee Florida. She holds a bachelor’s degree in music therapy and a master’s degree in clinical social work from the Florida State University, and she feels privileged to support others on their journey to healing. Pat’s therapeutic style is rooted in humanistic and cognitive-behavioral perspectives. Although she specializes in serving women with complex trauma and substance use disorders, she provides psychotherapy services to individuals at various ages and stages of life. Her unique clinical background includes working with adults and children who are who are neurodivergent and/or have disabilities, adults transitioning out of the criminal justice system, single mothers, and adults managing chronic and/or life-limiting illness. When she is not working as a clinical social worker and therapist, Pat is laughing with and loving on her favorite person in the world, her daughter!
Has Music played an important role in your life? Do you feel like music and sound has always been a way to express yourself? You don’t have to be a musician to try music therapy. As a Board Certified Music Therapist, Patricia Battles provides Music Therapy in Tallahassee Florida and can schedule virtual music therapy appointments for anyone in Florida. Pat is trained in using music and creative sound expression to help client’s in counseling sessions.
Are you drinking more nights than you’d like to admit? Are you using substances to take the edge off? Have you noticed that you are starting to feel more like yourself with substances than without? Substances can have a strong impact mental health, relationships and our lives overall. Pat has an extensive history working with clients whose substance use has negatively impacted their lives, families and relationships. She provides therapy to clients with substance use concerns in Tallahassee or across the state of Florida.
Are you searching for a black female therapist? Have you been trying to find a therapist who looks like you? Pat Battles specializes in counseling and therapy with black and minority clients. She understands the importance of finding a therapist who looks like you and understands the systemic issues and barriers that minorities face. This is especially important to clients looking for a Black or BIPOC Therapist in Tallahassee Florida.
Have you lost someone you love? Grief is not something we want to go through alone. Pat Battles specializes in working with folks who have experienced loss and are trying to cope with grief. She helps individuals in the Tallahassee and Florida area tell their story and hold space for grief and loss.
Chronic health issues can affect one’s entire life. In a world that values hustle culture, it can be hard to give yourself permission to manage your chronic illness with patience and compassion. Pat Battles specializes in counseling individuals who live with chronic health issues or life-altering illnesses in Tallahassee or Florida. Many of her clients deal with chronic pain, autoimmune disorders, etc.
Has a traumatic event left you with anxious thoughts, insecurities, flashbacks, intense emotions, numbness and overall depression? You are not alone. 70% of adults have a trauma history. Pat Battles specializes in counseling with individuals & survivors of various forms of trauma. She has experience working with trauma survivors including physical and sexual abuse, neglect and emotional abuse, relational trauma, etc.
Have you lost your temper recently? Is anger building up inside? Do your emotions and behaviors feel uncontrollable when you’re angry? Pat is experienced in helping clients acknowledge their anger and stress. She empowers clients by teaching the coping skills they need to stay in control of their emotions and behaviors under pressure. Pat is offering anger & stress management to clients in Tallahassee Florida.
Are you a female who is tired and overworked? Are you a women who feels worn out and even taken for granted? Are you a mother who needs support and a judgement free space to express yourself? Many of Pat's clients identify as female. She works with women on a variety of issues including motherhood, relationships, stress and more. Pat is well versed in counseling folks who identify as female with a range of issues in Tallahassee.
Is your faith important to you? Do you want A safe space where you can express your faith and become more secure in your beliefs? Pat Battles helps clients who want to incorporate their own faith into counseling. She will support clients as they wrestle with their own beliefs and hold a space for clients to explore difficult questions about spirituality.
Pat Battles, RCSWI, MT-BC
Registered Clinical Social Work Intern, Board Certified Music Therapist
(Specialist in music therapy with BIPOC clients coping with substance use issues and trauma counseling)
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