Beth Sonnenbeg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Livingston, New Jersey who specializes in life transitions, relationship issues, college students’ mental health, women’s issues, anxiety, and depression. She also works with new and second-time moms, having led mom groups for both first-time parents and those welcoming their second child.
Clients often visit Beth when they’re feeling unsatisfied about a certain part of their life. This could be that they’re unhappy in their romantic relationship, and deciding whether to pursue a separation or divorce. They also seek her support in the aftermath of infidelity and affairs. In these instances, Beth helps each of her clients express and work through deep-seated feelings about the relationship, often identifying what it is they’re not getting from relationship, and how they can work towards satisfaction in a realistic manner.
She also sees college students who are grappling with the transition to young adulthood, and often facing related issues like social anxiety and loneliness. Additionally, she works with high school students who are feeling overwhelmed with pressure, helping them learn coping skills they can apply to their day-to-day.
Beth enjoys helping her clients practice self-compassion and love, as she believes this is a crucial stepping stone to greater life satisfaction. She frequently works in psychoeducation to her sessions, which helps clients understand their thoughts and patterns within the greater framework of their lives, as well as society at large.