Sonya Baker, M.S., M.S.W, LCSW

Sonya Baker, M.S., M.S.W, LCSW

Sonya is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Illinois, Virginia, DC & Maryland with extensive experience working with every age group providing various forms of therapeutic intervention services. Sonya has dual master’s degrees in Social Work and Human Services Administration. She comes with over 20 years of experience administering crisis therapeutic interventions with children, adolescents, and adults in community-based settings and hospital emergent crisis settings. Sonya is diverse in Social Work and has proven to provide a strong foundation to help clients address a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, perinatal and postnatal issues, grief, difficulties managing anger, low self-esteem, family conflicts, academic difficulties, peer conflict, and work stress.

Sonya’s approach to therapy generally focuses on using evidence-based treatment including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. She is passionate about helping people in their everyday life manage crisis situations, find resources and support to restore balance during some of the most traumatic, chaotic, and stressful times in their lives. As a therapist, her goal has been to help people navigate change, promote growth, and restore hope.

Sonya enjoys traveling, yoga, volunteering, and outdoor activities such as horseback riding, ATV, and boating

Population/Issues:

  • Adults/Young Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relational/Family Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief & Loss
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

& more

Clinical Orientation & Treatment Modalities:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBT)
  • Solution- Focused Therapies (SFT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength Based Approach

Professional Memberships/Certifications