Sandy O’Donnell, LPC/MHSP

Licensed Professional Counselor/Mental Health Service Provider
Nashville, TN

Family Counselor offering Care and Compassion

Sandy O’Donnell is a Licensed Professional Counselor who approaches therapy with care and compassion. “I want the child to know that he or she is in a safe environment surrounded by people who care and want to see them succeed. That’s when walls begin to come down and real healing can begin. That’s when children begin to succeed.”

Child and Parent Therapy

Raising children can be both incredibly challenging and extremely rewarding. Unlike prior generations, families today are scattered across the globe. The network of community is frequently weakened or lost through relationship separation, divorce, relocation, job demands and other changes. A child’s learning experience and effort to cope suffer due to this weakened support network. The result may manifest as a conflict in family relationships, lowered self-esteem, and academic underachievement.

The role of a parent is further complicated when a child receives a mental health diagnosis or manifests a behavior issue. Yet, it is only when parents become part of the solution that behavior can improve for their child and healing can begin. Parents must nurture, discipline and inspire by keeping children safe and encouraging them to explore their unique potentials. Parents are the agents of change.

Sandy’s Therapy Background

Sandy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Mental Health Provider in Nashville, TN. She possesses more than 20 years of clinical experience. This experience includes counseling in a variety of settings, such as wilderness camps, foster care and in a public school setting. Sandy also has extensive experience in facilitating effective parenting classes (S.T.E.P.; Parent-to-Parent; and Effective Parenting) which she incorporates into her family-centered therapy. Her approach to counseling is Cognitive-Behavioral and family-centered. She has performed counseling on a broad spectrum of issues, including:

Specialty Counseling Areas

  1. Individual and Family Counseling
  2. Relationship Counseling
  3. Disorders
    1. ADD/ADHD
    2. Oppositional Defiant Disorder
    3. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    4. Autism Spectrum Disorder—Asperger’s, Tourette’s, etc.
    5. Anxiety, Depression
    6. Early Onset Bipolar
    7. Grief

  See Sandy’s complete list of counseling services

Gardening, history, travel, and art: These are the activities and interests that Sandy O’Donnell enjoys. It’s what she likes to do. But it’s not her passion. Working with children and helping families become successful. That is her passion.

Sandy serves the Middle Tennessee area. Her counseling office is located at:

2300 21st Ave S
Suite 101
Nashville, TN 37212

Call Sandy with any questions or inquiries: (615) 598-8315.
  No appointments may be made or canceled through the Internet.