Blanca  Sanchez-Navarro

Blanca Sanchez-Navarro

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor, LPC-S Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, LCDC Master of Arts, MA
Texas Accepting Online
Austin Accepting In-person
Updated September 29, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance abuse
  • ACOA

Professional statement

Blanca is a therapist with 30+ years of experience and enjoys working with adults who are ready to take on the task of creating the life they want. She believes in the human capacity to grow at any point in life, if one is willing to do the work. Blanca recognizes the daunting nature of counseling and while she challenges clients, she also works to help them identify and use their strengths as part of their evolution. She holds that there is no room for judgment in sessions, only understanding and cooperatively working toward desired outcomes. Blanca is honored and excited to be a part of the change for better in people's lives.

Blanca is a native Texan who also spent many years in New Orleans where, after high school, she attended Loyola University. Upon graduation with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, she returned to Texas to attend St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, completing a Master’s in Clinical Psychology in 1989. Blanca also earned a commission in the Army and served in the Army National Guard. She began working as a therapist at Texas State University Counseling Center in 1989. She has a passion for and carries a specialization in the field of substance use disorders and recovery. Her work has enhanced her knowledge and interest in the impact of addiction in communities, addressing social justice and equality issues for all underserved communities and serving veterans.


Message to clients

Now is the right time.

Making the decision to address personal problems is meaningful, and I recognize how difficult it can be to find the right therapist to help. It's important to know that therapy takes hard work and dedication to face realities of the past, present and future and sometimes even more difficult to address the role we play in our own struggles. I work to provide a balance of compassion, support and accountability, so that sorting through the web of issues becomes less like a trap and more like a chance for freedom of choice and a happy life.


Specialties

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression

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

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

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

ACOA - Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Family - addressing and reducing the impact of chaotic family systems on adult functioning.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Blanca Sanchez-Navarro is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $135 (50min)
  • Initial session: $135 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $185 (60min)
  • Substance Related Assessment: $215 (90min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Austin practice
3407 West Slaughter Lane, Ste A, Austin, Texas 78748
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Texas)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Thu 11:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 11:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 32 years

Private practice, 2017 - Present
TxSt University Counseling Center, 1989 - 2016

St. Mary's University, MA, 1989
Loyola University, BA, 1985


Licensure

Texas: 12834

Texas: 1822


Languages

English