She/Her/HersLicensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Licensed Psychotherapist Practice: The Therapist Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
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.
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
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Arizona State University , MSW, 2011
Supervisor: Stacey Gandy (LCSW 10488)