Sandra  Naylor
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Sandra Naylor


Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Licensed Psychotherapist Practice: The Therapist Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Arizona Accepting Online
Phoenix Accepting In-person
Updated October 30, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Aging related concerns
  • Depression
  • Existential crisis & challenges
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement

Professional statement

Sandra Naylor specializes in providing therapeutic support to a diverse clientele age 13 and above. Her areas of expertise encompass a wide range of challenges, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, life transitions, aging-related issues, and grief and loss. I recognize that each individual is unique, and thus, my therapy approach is highly adaptable to address the specific needs of my clients. She draws from a versatile toolkit of therapeutic modalities, with a strong emphasis on CBT to help clients identify and change thought patterns and behaviors, Motivational Interviewing to foster positive change and Psychodynamic therapy to explore deeper emotional processes. This eclectic approach allows her to tailor her methods to the unique circumstances and preferences of each client, fostering a more personalized and effective therapeutic experience.

She brings a wealth of professional background and expertise to her counseling practice. Her commitment to ongoing professional development ensures that she remains current with the latest advancements in the field and the most effective therapeutic techniques. This dedication enables her to offer her clients the highest standard of care, with a deep understanding of the complexities of mental health challenges. Her clients can trust that they are in capable hands.

She recognizes the importance of flexibility and accessibility in today's fast-paced world. To accommodate the needs and preferences of her clients, she offers both in-person and virtual sessions. Her office is conveniently located near the I-17 and Union Hills Drive in Phoenix, making it easily accessible for those who prefer in-person sessions. However, for those who require the convenience and flexibility of remote therapy, she is also available for virtual sessions. Whether you're seeking face-to-face counseling or the convenience of online therapy, her aim is to provide a safe, supportive, and effective therapeutic environment for your mental health journey.

Message to clients

Before we embark on this journey together, I want you to know that my utmost priority is to provide you with a safe, supportive, and empathetic space to address the challenges you're facing. I genuinely hope that, through our work together, you'll find the relief and clarity you seek. Please understand that your well-being is at the core of my approach, and I'm here to assist you as we navigate the path towards healing and personal growth.

I believe in the power of therapy to bring about positive change, and I'm committed to tailoring our sessions to your specific needs. Whether you're grappling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, aging-related concerns, grief, or any other issue, know that I'm here to listen without judgment and work collaboratively to help you find solutions that resonate with you. My approach is flexible and versatile, drawing from various therapeutic modalities, and I'm dedicated to creating a space where you can explore your thoughts and emotions in a way that feels comfortable and productive.

I'm excited about the opportunity to work with you, and I sincerely hope that our partnership will bring you the support and insight you're looking for. Your well-being and progress are my primary goals, and I'm committed to guiding you on this journey towards a happier, more fulfilling life. Let's take this step together, and I'm here to support you every step of the way.


Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

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

Aging related concerns - Coping with memory loss, loss of independence, and other physical and/or mental impacts of aging. May include support for family or caregivers and resource planning for changes in living situation.

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance


  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $90 - $150

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • As needed


Online Sessions (Arizona)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon By appointment only
  • Tue By appointment only
  • Wed By appointment only
  • Thu By appointment only
  • Fri By appointment only
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Phoenix practice
2550 W Union Hills Dr, Suite 350, Phoenix, Arizona 85027
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon By appointment only
  • Tue By appointment only
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Arizona State University , MSW, 2011


Arizona: 17076

Supervisor: Stacey Gandy (LCSW 10488)