My purpose is to assist you in maintaining a joyful, healthy, and productive lifestyle by introducing and sharing strategies that promote a mindfulness attitude, rational behavior, responsible choices, and fulfilling relationships. I embrace an all-inclusive paradigm, and an eclectic theoretical approach via Client-Centered, Mindfulness, and Solution-Focused Therapies. I believe that all persons deserve to be served and treated in a respectful, dignified manner; in a safe and compassionate environment.
I have had the fortune of serving children, adolescents, adults, and older adults over a 29 year span in Georgia. Depression, anxiety, caregiving, anger management, and LGBTQ challenges are some of the areas that I have explored with clients. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Board Certified Coach.
I earned my BS degree in Industrial Engineering Technology from Southern Polytechnic State University, MA degree in Counseling and Human Development from Clark Atlanta University, and Ph.D. degree in Counseling and Psychological Services from Clark Atlanta University. I also earned a MA degree in Biblical Studies from Newburgh Theological Seminary And College Of The Bible.
Your interest and time in reviewing my profile is sincerely appreciated. Be good to yourself, LAUGH, and have a wonderful life journey!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
GA LPC LPC003554
Amazing therapist who always takes the time to respond and is very insightful and super
Written on Dec 23, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 1 year and 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
She absolutely incredible!!
She knows exactly how to make me feel better yet also make me think about what I value and believe in!
Written on Jul 27, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Dr. Sonya is amazing. She's become like the big sister I always wanted. I value her time and her genuine love, care, and compassion for and towards me, and I appreciate her always rooting for me and supporting me in my healing journey.
You won't regret having her as your counselor!
Written on Jul 25, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, and eating disorders
Dr. Anderson is a fantastic therapist. Easy to talk to, supportive and thoughtful. She always remembers what we’ve talked about and I really appreciate her.
Written on Jul 13, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 1 year and 4 months on issues concerning trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching
Dr. Anderson is one of the most empathetic and generous persons I have ever worked with. She offers compassionate and gentle council. She truly has a gift.
Written on Apr 27, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 1 year on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and self esteem
Dr. Anderson is wise and insightful while allowing me to come to my own conclusions and find wisdom within myself.
I can really see the difference sessions with her have made in my day to day life!
Written on Jan 06, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes