• “Sonja was the closing keynote speaker for the NAMI Iowa annual conference. Hers was the most highly rated session of the day. I believe her presentation may be the most highly rated keynote session in recent NAMI conference history. Sonja is both inspirational and aspirational.”

    Peggy Huppert, Nami Iowa Executive Director, National Alliance Mental Illness

  • “Sonja addressed our CEO group and encouraged all the participants to take an active part in the presentation and created the right environment for a very interesting and lively discussion. Although the subject is very sensitive in nature, she presented it excellently and made a strong business case for participants to embrace the importance of workplace mental wellness. I highly recommend Sonja to any organizer who wants a high-level speaker.”

    Mark J. Galea, Chair, The Business Club For Executives

  • “The management team loved Sonja’s presentation on mental wellness in the workplace. It has sparked amazing conversations around how we can do better and better ourselves and our teams. We can’t wait to see what we can do with Sonja’s gift of time and knowledge!

    Brooke Braaksman, Branch Manager, Wells Fargo

  • “We received terrific feedback about Sonja’s presentation. Her story is powerful, heartfelt, and definitely makes a difference for us, personally and professionally. Her time and expertise was greatly appreciated!” 

    Jennifer L. Modi, MSW., LCSW., Aetna, A CVS Health Company

  • ” GNMH staff have had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Sonja twice. Both presentations were amazing and well received. The staff thought they were exceptional events from which they walked away with a wealth of new knowledge and insights about mental wellness. Sonja tells her story in an engaging way that highlights the importance of talking about our mental wellness.”

    Cynthis Whitaker, President and CEO, Greater Nashua Mental Health

  • After Sonja’s presentation my email was inundated with compliments and many thank you from our staff, community partners and clients.”

    Karen Jantzen, Vice President, Riverbend Community

  • “We were so lucky to have Sonja join us as part of our Tara’s Talks Community Conversation Series. Sonja was an incredibly powerful and inspiring speaker, and we are so grateful to have had the opportunity to hear her story. We have not been able to stop talking about how wonderful the conversation was, and we know that it will make a difference in the lives of everyone who views it.”

    Katie Hanley, CEO, Jewish Family Services of Greater Hartford

  • “Sonja is well spoken and manages to offer an incredibly professional presentation which feels very personal simultaneously. Every corporation and community would benefit from Sonja’s passionate message around mental wellness in the workplace.”

    Rebecca Throop, Vice President, Seacoast Mental Health Center, Inc.

  • “Thank you Sonja for sharing your powerful story and inspiring Brut Media’s 3 million followers.”

    Rebecca Suner, Senior Producer, BRUT Media

  • “There are certain stories that touch you – for me, this was one of them. It is raw, honest, and a beautiful story of hope and love. These words left a mark on my heart, and this story is one of my most sacred and special I’ve ever done.”

    Dr. Tara Narula, CBS This Morning Correspondent