Sonya Wilson

Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor
7 years in practice
Accepted Insurance Plans:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Magellan
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • American Behavioral
  • Private Pay

About Sonya Wilson

Candles has always been a symbol of peace, love and harmony to me. However, there are times in everyone's life that peace, love and harmony seems to have vanished away. Maybe this is where I can help because......

"There is not enough darkness in all the entire world to put out the light of even one small candle"

~ Robert Alden

Answers  (44)

I don't like the word "problem".  It is such a strong word.  However I would say that you have an issue that needs to be addressed and controlled before it directed at the wrong person and gets totally out of control.  I have found that anger management classes has been helpful for my clients.  Try... more

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A lot goes into diagnosing for a disorder.  It is according to what the provider's assessment from information gathered, reported and observed from the client.

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You didn't ask a direct question because I feel from what you wrote you already know the answer.  I hate to sound harsh but I am a therapist that call it how I see it so brace yourself... You will always continue to have problems with letting your child's father go as long as you: Don't love or... more

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Check with your local non-profit agencies.  I am sure there are programs which provides services for others in the same financial position as you.  Many have sliding scale fees based on your income which can be $0.

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If your son is reporting "extremely violent thoughts and dreams" please have an psychological evaluation done by a psychiatrist now before it gets even worse for him to bare.  Don't take his reports lightly.  For him  to tell you, he knows that something is not right.  He is seeking and needing help... more

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I will not say that you can't but I will say it will be much harder and the time may take much longer.  Getting help and having someone to be there with you through the ups and down of PTSD makes the journey much easier. 

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The person who can answer this question is the person you want to rebuild that trust with.  They are the only one who can tell you what it will take for them to trust you again.  What they tell you may seem hard or impossible but unfortunately that is what THEY need.  It is up to you if you feel and... more

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Paranoid is a mental disorder word.  That is a strong word I think to use in this situation.  Honestly the bottom like is either you don't trust him for some reason or you are insecure with yourself.  Which is it?  Do some soul searching to help you figure which one it is.   Work on either... more

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As long as you try to reach others expectations you will never feel satisfied or accepted.  How about setting your own expectations for self and strive for those.  Make sure your expectations are reachable and realistic.

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Sometimes relationships just do not work.  Don't feel that the first, second, or even third relationship is the relationship you are suppose to be in for life.   The one that is meant for you will require work but should be be draining and a constant roller coaster of breaking up.  It is good you... more

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So many questions comes to mind when I read your words...Do you love yourself?  What do you LOVE about him?  What are you getting from this relationship that is good for you?  What are you lacking in yourself that you allow yourself to be treated this way?....I can go on.. If you can answer these... more

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Take one day at a time!!!  Each day do things that make you happy, moves to a positive place, focusing on the future, give you a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment.  Journal at the end of the day of how well you did that day in focusing on these things.  Each day should be a step better than... more

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It's never to late to let a person know how you feel.  You never know where it will take you.  You don't want to hold this regret of not letting your feelings known and wondering "what if" for the rest of your life.   That can be torturous.   Now prepare for whatever..if his feelings are the same or... more

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Communication involves a listener and a speaker.  Both have to be willing to do their part to make communication work.  This is something that takes both and not just one.  Without both, communication is impossible.   Staying together and the kids observing unhealthy communication is already broken... more

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I can relate been there at one point in my life.  Start taking control of your life.  Take small steps by making small changes to your eating and exercise each day.  For example,  drink one extra glass of water,  take one flight of stairs,  park farther away from store...  Some changes help you take... more

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