Sonya Halsey MA

Sonya Thompson Halsey is a Marriage and Family Therapist with 18 years of experience working with couples, families, adolescents, and children in community mental health centers and private practice. For the last three years, Sonya has focused primarily on working with couples, one of her specialties. Her approach is strengths-based and positive. She considers herself to be a marriage-friendly therapist which often means she appreciates the differences between people that others may believe are irreconcilable. Sonya believes that it is through our relationships that we find our best selves and live happier, healthier lives. Her approach is clear, warm, and collaborative, and is aimed at providing short-term relief and long-term goals.

Education

  • MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA
  • MA in English from Columbia University

Licensure and Certification

  • Pending certification in Sex Therapy at the Council for Relationships in Philadelphia

Additional Training and Experience

  • Taught middle and high school English at Columbia Preparatory School
  • Taught undergraduate psychology courses at Mount Saint Mary’s College in Los Angeles
  • Member of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists