I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and certified cognitive behavioral therapist who has been in private practice since 1999. Until 2014, I was the Senior Reproductive Psychologist in the Maternal Mental Health Division, Department of Psychiatry at UCSD. Educationally, I first earned Dual Bachelor Degrees in Psychology and Music from St. Olaf College. After earning a Ph.D. and M.A. in Clinical Psychology with a Health Psychology Emphasis from CSPP, I completed an internship at Scripps Clinic and a Fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina.
I offer Individual therapy specializing in the treatment of Maternal Mental Health Disorders including Pregnancy/Postpartum Depression and Anxiety, Reproductive Trauma & Loss, New Parent Preparation, Infertility, Special Needs Parenting, and Pregnancy after Loss. I also treat Generalized Anxiety, Panic, OCD, Grief, Life Transition, PTSD, Stress, and Chronic Pain.
In a warm and caring virtual environment, I am committed to giving the most beneficial treatment to each individual. Persons who are willing to seek services and work for improvement deserve the respect and guidance of a dedicated professional.
- Cost per Session: $160 - $175
- Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
- Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.
- License: California / PSY15920
- School: CSPP
- Year Graduated: 1996
- Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
- Mood Disorders
- Chronic Illness
- Chronic Pain
- Life Transitions
- Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
- Women's Issues
Types of Therapy
- Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
- Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
- Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
- Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Sonja L Banks