Sonja is a mental health advocate, keynote speaker, and author. She has traveled the country speaking with Fortune 500 companies, not-for-profit organizations, government officials, advocacy groups, and media outlets about the importance of mental health. She has been an op-ed contributor in such publications as The Washington Post, The Hill, Ms. Magazine, Thrive Global, Take the Lead, and others.
Sonja has been interviewed more than fifty times on local and national news, including CBS This Morning, about the importance of raising mental health awareness. She has had the privilege of sharing her story and message of hope with millions of people. Sonja is passionate about helping individuals and organizations create open and inclusive conversations around mental health.