Sonya Thompson holds a master’s degree in Human Services from the University of Central Missouri and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at the University of Kentucky. She has over twenty years of experience counseling individuals with a history of substance use. During the last ten years she has worked closely in the areas of opioid use disorder and medical assisted treatment, as well as, working closely with individuals who may suffer from a mental health condition or unresolved trauma. She has experience working with individuals who experienced childhood trauma, focusing on the impact it has on mental wellness as an adult. She has experience counseling others with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideations, grief, and a history of domestic violence, which prompted her to help others in the process of restoring their lives. Her passion is encouraging and empowering others seeking to rebuild their lives. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing to assist others in the recovery process. She believes in eliminating stigma associated with mental health and is a passionate advocate for accessible mental health services.
You don’t have to struggle alone. - Anonymous