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.
Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, ADHD, Abandonment, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
SC LPC 6792
VA LPC 0701011212
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 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
Sonya was very help with some of the suggestions that would help in my situation.
Written on Mar 24, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, and family conflicts
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 Mar 01, 2022 after therapy with Sonya for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse
She is very helpful to 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
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 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 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 27, 2021 after therapy with Sonya for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and anger management