Sonia A. Panchyshyn, B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W.

Sonia A. Panchyshyn View Specialties


Sonia is a Registered Social Worker who holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from the University of McGill as well as a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Toronto.  She is registered with the Ontario Association of Social Workers and SocialService Workers and is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.

Sonia has been offering psychotherapy for over 25 years in the area of individual, couple and family therapy.  She has excellent clinical skills and many areas of expertise.  Sonia works with people from diverse ethnic, cultural,religious backgrounds, family configurations and sexual orientation. Counselling sessions are held in the strictest of confidence.  Moreover, Sonia offers psychotherapy in an atmosphere which is empathic, supportive, caring and non-judgemental. 

Sonia’s approach with her clients is to empower them to heal what ails them.  She helps you identify the root cause of your issues and assists you to move forward to a place which allows you to enjoy your life more fully.  Sonia works from a strength based model, always believing in the resiliency of her clients and believing  change is always possible no matter how deep the pain.  She is tenacious in working with your strengths to build confidence, inspiration, hope and a belief that all dreams are possible. 

Sonia’s counselling practice includes the following areas of specialties:
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Relationship Challenges
  • Affair Recovery
  • Parenting Challenges
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Managing relationships with extended family
  • Partner Abuse, current or past experiences of abuse or violence
  • Childhood Sexual Abuse/Adult Sexual Assault
  • Couple issues, emotional intimacy and sexual intimacy
  • Life Transitions such as beginning or ending a relationship, birth, adoption, children leaving home, separation, divorce, step-parenting, death of a loved one.
  • Stress due to crisis, illness, and being in a Caregiver Role
  • Living with Chronic Pain
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Career Issues/Medical Stress Leave in the Workplace
  • Setting and Reaching Goals
  Sonia believes in the work that she does, but more importantly, she believes in her clients’ ability to make the changes they so desire. Her greatest satisfaction is witnessing clients heal and change which is the reward in the work that she does. Allow Sonia to assist you in healing and once again find stability, purpose and happiness in your life. Contact Sonia today.

  Most Extended Health Insurance Plans will cover the cost of services for a Registered Social Worker.

Sonia A. Panchyshyn Reaches

Brampton ON