Sonya Fittje, LMHP
Sonya (she, her, hers) is currently a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner with a Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from Bellevue University. Over the past 18 years, her clinical work experience includes outpatient care, crisis intervention, inpatient care, residential care and supervision in the non-profit sector. Sonya has experience with people ages 10-60 years old providing individual and family therapy. Sonya enjoys working with adolescents and adults, helping them navigate through challenges such as experienced trauma, relationship distress, anxiety, depression, and adjusting to major life changes. She most frequently uses the modalities and techniques of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Strengths-Based, Solution-Focused, Motivational Interviewing and Parent Child Interaction Therapy.
In addition, Sonya has experience as a Parent Trainer, using an evidenced based parent education curriculum that helps parents and caregivers work through and manage challenging children’s behaviors by teaching social skills and using behavior modification technique. Sonya has trained on topics including suicide prevention, crisis management, adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), social skills, trauma-informed care, and youth mental health issues.
Sonya believes finding a healthy balance in mind, body, and spirit is healing to overall well-being. She strives to create a comfortable, safe environment built on honesty, compassion, and respect. Her trauma informed care approach meets individuals where they are in their life journey and empowers growth and healing to occur during the therapeutic process.