About Me

Sonya Pearson is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Sonya has been working as a counselor since 2002. She received her BA in Sociology from Claflin University and preceded to receive her MA in Counseling from Webster University. Sonya is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the South Carolina area. She has work with individuals from age 18 to 65 years old. She works with helping individuals who have problems dealing with depression, stress and anxiety, ADHD, personality disorders, family conflict, blended families, anger, relationship problems, grief and loss, separation disorders and many more. Sonya has a great love for what she does. She has earned many achievements throughout her career aimed from helping others. Sonya has worked in numerous settings, from group homes, to mental health facilities, crisis centers, private practices and out patient facilities. Throughout her career Sonya has went from counseling clients to also being a supervisor over several clinicians to help increase their counseling skills. She has provided leadership for interns who are currently pursuing their licensure.

Sonya's motto is "Where there is a tomorrow, there is also hope for change." Sonya's counseling approach is person-centered, cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing and solution focused. She loves to allow the client to express themselves through communication. Sonya implements many therapeutic activities to help the client identify current thoughts and feelings they are dealing with. Sonya is willing to help all that is in need of helping and willing to receive her services. Don't wait to see what tomorrow will bring, go ahead and begin dealing with life unexpected circumstances today and live a better tomorrow.


Specialties

  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , ADHD , Abandonment , Antisocial Personality , Attachment Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Communication Problems , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 19

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

SC LPC 6792

VA LPC 0701011212


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Sonya Pearson . We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Jun 22, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

I don’t know what I would do without Sonya. She has a great way of asking you questions that really get you thinking. The advice she gives is wonderful and I have seen a change in me. I am so glad I found her.

Written on Mar 24, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, and family conflicts

Sonya was very help with some of the suggestions that would help in my situation.

Written on Mar 01, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

She's easy to talk to. And she is understanding and ask questions to help you get to the root of your issue. I am glad she was available to counsel me.

Written on Feb 28, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

She is very helpful to me

Written on Aug 30, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Sonya Pearson is an amazing counselor who attentive to details and understanding my concerns and helping me work through them. This has been a pleasurable experience.

Written on Jul 27, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and anger management

Sonya is awesome. I truly feel very comfortable expressing my feelings to her and she shows compassion and empathy. She is supportive, comforting and reassuring of my feelings and thoughts. I would definitely recommend her.

Written on Jul 22, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 1 week on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

I've only had a few sessions with Sonya, but she's absolutely amazing. She's very easy to talk to, some things can be so difficult to share but she makes it easy. She's welcoming, attentive, friendly, and encouraging. I love how genuine she is. I look forward to our sessions.

Written on Jul 19, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and anger management

Sonya Pearson is a wonderful counselor, she helped me by just listening and giving advice concerning my relationship and the loss of my dad. I would definitely recommend anyone to see her!

Written on Jun 26, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Ms.Sona has been Uber amazing to me. I’m just a few sessions so many weights have been lifted off me and I have learned so much. She cares about me being my best and healthy self. She so quickly got me to open up and be comfortable with her and I just love her for taking the time out to do that. I couldn’t have asked for a better therapist!

Written on Jun 09, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

She is great

Written on May 29, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

Fantastic experience, and I would definitely recommend her and BetterHelp to friends who need it.

Written on May 18, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and self esteem

Sonya provides exceptional help. She's welcoming, kind, and a great listener. Her feedback was honest and useful, which made me confident in tackling my problems at the moment and moving forward.

Written on May 15, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

She is really good at listening, understanding and being personable I really enjoy her and I look forward to sessions with her

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