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Purrfectly Balanced Counseling

“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present”

~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

Purrfectly Balanced counseling and therapy

My name is Nataliya Rice, and I am the founder of Purrfectly Balanced Counseling. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Imago Therapy, REBT (Rational-Emotive Behavioral Therapy), ACT, Animal-Assisted Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Person-Centered Counseling, Play Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with elements of Mindfulness. My goal is to identify the problem that you need help with and develop a plan to achieve this goal. My professional experience includes working at a wide range of mental health settings such as outpatient mental health agencies, high schools, community colleges, and government agencies.

  • Counseling for Depression, Anxiety, Trauma and more
  • Children 7-12 and Adults 
  • Offering Animal-Assisted Therapy
  • Offering Free 15min Consultation
  • In Person and Telehealth Appointments
  • Based in Holly Springs, NC

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
National Certified Counselor
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Supervisor

Healing power of therapy

We can work together to assist you with:

  • Anxiety, Depression, and Phobias
  • Relationship Conflicts
  • Changing Behaviors that Hold you Back
  • Looking at Ways of Thinking that Affect how you Feel
  • Trauma, Domestic Violence and PTSD
  • Relationship Problems 
  • Managing Autism, Mood & Developmental Disorders
  • Life transitions
  • Strengthening your Self-Esteem and Life Coaching
  • Fear, Grief and Anger
  • Enhancing your Problem-Solving Skills
  • Dealing with Oppositional Defiance (ODD)

Our Services


Psychotherapy, also called talk therapy or usually just “therapy,” is a form of treatment aimed at relieving emotional distress and mental health problems. Provided by any of a variety of trained
professionals—psychiatrists Read More

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a short-term form of psychotherapy based on the idea that the way someone thinks and feels affects the way he or she behaves. CBT aims to help clients resolve present Read More

Dialectical-Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a structured program of psychotherapy with a strong educational component designed to provide skills for managing intense emotions and negotiating social relationships. Read More

Animal-Assisted Therapy

Animal-Assisted Therapy is a therapeutic intervention that incorporates animals, such as horses,
dogs, cats, and birds, into the treatment plan. The client, therapist, and animal work together in therapeutic activities that are outlined Read More

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a unique and innovative approach that helps clients to fundamentally change their relationship with their thoughts and feelings; to live in the present moment; Read More

Exposure and Response Prevention

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) used to treat a variety of conditions, including anxiety, phobias, and eating disorders. It is considered the gold-standard treatment for Read More

Play Therapy

Because play is a major outlet through which children demonstrate what is on their mind, whether they have words or not, a branch of therapy has developed around understanding children and their needs by observing their play Read More

Sandplay Therapy

Sandplay therapy is a nonverbal, therapeutic intervention that makes use of a sandbox, toy figures, and sometimes water, to create scenes of miniature worlds that reflect a person’s inner thoughts, struggles  Read More

Gestalt Therapy

Gestalt therapy is an approach to psychotherapy that helps clients focus on the present to understand what is actually happening in their lives at this moment, and how it makes them feel in the moment, rather than  Read More

“Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry—all forms of fear—are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence.”

Eckhart Tolle

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