Meet Anna Sanchez
MSICS MensSana, P.C. is a Veteran owned private practice clinic that integrates mental health services across the lifespan. Anna Sanchez is a dual board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health and Family Nurse Practitioner. She has over 35 years of experience in healthcare.
She has extensive work experience in psychiatry in the inpatient stabilization unit, worked as a consult liaison, emergency psychiatry, community mental health, and outpatient clinics. She provides care for both adults and adolescents (ages 14-18).
She has in-depth knowledge of psychopharmacology, individual, group, and family psychotherapy. She provides a holistic approach to those suffering from depression, anxiety, bereavement, PTSD, military sexual trauma, stress, familial and relationship issues, and transitions in life.
She delivers excellent advanced practice care utilizing evidence-based research. Her approach to wellness is by integrating health in the physical, mental, spiritual, and social aspects of life. She has a broad understanding of the holistic approach for the care of the person in the mind, body, and spirit.
She currently serves the United States Air Force Reserves with the 94 AW/ASTS (Aeromedical Staging Squadron) at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Nursing Section. She deployed in Korea as a Coordinator for the Sexual Assault Response Program. Her military background focuses on the mental health of service members who have experienced traumatic events from military sexual trauma (MST) and combat trauma that resulted in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
For the last 10 years, she educates service members on suicide prevention, alcohol, and substance abuse prevention programs. She focuses on the strengths of service members and has been invited multiple times to teach pre and post-deployers at the Yellow Ribbon Program. She anchors her military members and guides them through education on the Resiliency Tactical Pause. She is an avid advocate for women’s empowerment in the military. She is a certified Master Resiliency Trainer and is D-SAACP certified. She received a distinguished award and won the Air Force Reserve Command 2020 USAF Company Grade Nurse of the Year! In 2021 she was”coined” Maj General John Hickock, Brigadier General Craig McPike, and Col Juliana Olson.
She served as an Adjunct Clinical Faculty for Brenau University and Kennesaw State University in mental health and medsurg. She actively volunteers and collaborates in local veteran groups for suicide prevention and to increase the positive outcomes of military service members.
Treatments we Offer
We will build a professional relationship through trust, understanding and connection. We explore the past and present to have a better future. We will both look at your strengths and vulnerabilities. You have a unique experience with different cultural and familial backgrounds.Learn More
A conservative approach may be necessary if you’re experiencing mild depression, some anxiety or mild insomnia. Many are ambivalent in medication management. We can discuss lifestyle modifications and During the acute phase of what you are going through, “pills and skills “may be a necessity.Learn More
Supportive psychotherapy is used to improve health and wellness for individuals, group and family psychotherapy. According to Maslow, a person can achieve self-actualization if needs are met. Brief therapy focuses on solutions by capitalizing on your strengths to change the current situation.Learn More
- Bipolar Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
- Military Sexual Trauma
- Adjustment Disorders
- Stress Disorders
- Postpartum Counseling
- Life Coaching
- Grief and Bereavement
- Phone Consultations/Telepsych: (Follow-up Only) $100.00
- $100.00 New Patient appointment hold fee is required.
- $100.00 will be charged for No Show/Late Cancellation fee for new patients.
- $50.00 will be charged for No Show/Late Cancellation fee for existing patients.
- No Insurance accepted. For submittal, receipts can be provided.
- Due to privacy issues and confidentiality, I do not accept insurance. If there is no insurance trail, our sessions are completely confidential and private and it is at your discretion if you want to disclose.