meet sonja wasden 3-4-22

Sonja is one of today’s most insightful and inspirational speakers on mental health. Her book, An Impossible Life, which details her struggles with mental illness, was featured on CBS This Morning as a story of hope for those dealing with mental health challenges. CBS This Morning Correspondent, Dr. Tara Narula, said that Sonja’s story was “one of my most sacred and special I’ve ever done.”

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. Sonja has been an op-ed contributor in such publications as The Washington Post, The Hill, Ms. Magazine, Kevin M.D.,  NAMI, Thrive Global, and others. She is a member of Newsweek Expert Forum.

Sonja has been interviewed over 50 times on local and national news 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, inclusive, and educational conversations around mental health.