Meet Dr. Sonnier, DSW, LCSW

Owner & Therapist


Theoretical Approach

In Dr. Sonnier's pursuit of mental health and well-being, she wholeheartedly embraced the strength-based philosophy. It's an approach that she recognizes in the unique constellation of strengths, abilities, and resources that reside within each client, waiting to be harnessed for positive change. By shifting your focus from your shortcomings to your capabilities, she's found a path that empowers her client to cultivate his/her inherent potential and drive his/her own growth.

In this journey, Dr. Sonnier has the privilege of working collaboratively with professionals who help her identify and celebrate clients' strengths. Whether it's their resilience, creativity, determination, or compassion, these qualities serve as powerful tools to navigate life's challenges. Dr. Sonnier realized that acknowledging and utilizing your strengths fosters a sense of agency, self-esteem, and an optimistic outlook. Through this strength-based approach, Dr. Sonnier created an environment that cultivates hope, nurtures growth, and facilitates lasting transformations.


Dr. Cindy Sonnier is a seasoned psychotherapist with an extensive background in human services spanning over a decade. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from Methodist University, a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of New England, and a Doctor of Social Work (DSW) degree from the University of Southern California. 


Dr. Sonnier is a licensed professional with certifications as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Substance Abuse Professional (SAP), and a Certified Anger Management Specialist (CAMS) in both Florida (#SW21374) and North Carolina (#C011667). Her expertise includes various treatment modalities, such as Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I). She participates in numerous associations such a the National Association of Social Work board in both North Carolina and in Florida. 

Personal Interest

During her free time, Dr. Sonnier indulges her passion for travel, attending sporting events, serving her community, and cherishing moments with her family.

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Our Location

Serving Florida and North Carolina