Batten Student Support Services

Anne Butz

Anne Butz, Staff Psychotherapist

Anne Butz (pronounced “Boots”) is the Batten School’s embedded psychotherapist, working in partnership with UVA’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) team to provide on-site services for Batten BA and MPP students. 

Anne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who graduated with her Masters in Social Work in 1999. She has worked predominantly in the public sector, providing individual and group therapy in community mental health settings throughout Central Virginia. She's also worked for the commonwealth providing regulatory oversight of a variety of behavioral health programs for a little over a decade. Anne's areas of interest and experience include: adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, advocacy, trauma, and coping with chronic illness. Anne holds a degree in art, specifically painting and drawing. In her free time, Anne enjoys spending quality time with her dog and enjoys gardening, hiking, time with friends and family, travel, and painting.

Telephone: (434) 243-5150


Office Location: L002C

Embedded Counseling and Psychological Services

Stress, anxiety, depression

Perfectionism, self-criticism, lack of motivation, performance anxiety

Adjustment to college life or graduate school, identity (personal, cultural, sexual orientation, gender identity)

Sexual assault, abuse, and other traumatic events

Alcohol and other drugs

Career direction, body image concerns, personal values, existential or spiritual concerns etc.

 How to Make an Appointment

You may schedule an initial phone assessment online using the HealthyHoos patient portal (login using your Netbadge ID) or by calling the CAPS main number (434-243-5150) and notifying the receptionist that you are enrolled in the Batten School and would like to schedule an appointment with Anne. If you’re having a mental health crisis, please contact the main CAPS number directly.

Anne’s office is located in the lower level suite (L002C), just next to Shawn Anderson’s office. In addition to making formal appointments with her, she encourages students to just stop by and say hello!

For more information, please see Getting Started at CAPS | Student Health and Wellness, U.Va. ( Anne is a UVA confidential employee: HTTPS://EOCR.VIRGINIA.EDU/CHART-CONFIDENTIAL-RESOURCES