Steven J Sohnle
He/Him/HisPsychologist, PsyD Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Dr. Steven Sohnle is a licensed Psychologist located in Somerset, NJ. Dr. Sohnle has more than twenty years of experience working with adults ranging from college students to seniors. He helps undergraduate and graduate/professional students navigate the issues common in the academic setting including pressure to attain high grades, the adjustment to living away from family for the first time and dealing with feelings of loneliness, confusion, "imposter syndrome" or sadness which can result in unhelpful behaviors like unhealthy substance use or risk taking. He helps professionals at all career and life stages to make important decisions, build meaningful relationships and adapt to transitions such as student-to-professional, staff member-to-manager, manager-to-executive, professional-to-retiree, marriage, divorce and relationship and career disappointments.
Highly experienced in multiple evidence-based approaches, Dr. Sohnle helps his clients with Process-Based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). He teaches clients about the subtle relationships between thoughts, feelings, and actions. Clients learn to identify and understand unhelpful thought patterns that can lead to frustration, anger, disappointment, or anxiety. Clients also learn a variety of research-supported coping skills. Dr. Sohnle often incorporates elements of mindfulness into therapy to foster a moment-to-moment awareness which can be empowering and even life-changing.
Dr. Sohnle earned a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. He is a board-certified clinical psychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (for which he is currently an examiner) and a certified cognitive behavior therapist through the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He is listed on the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He has directed numerous clinical programs at Rutgers University. He teaches and supervises master's and doctoral students in clinical psychology and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety
Procrastination - Learning how to identify instances of procrastination and what one’s procrastination patterns are; practicing mental health strategies to decrease the occurrence of procrastination
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FSA/HSA cards accepted. Check to see if your health insurance plan has an out-of-network benefit. Many plans will cover a substantial part of the fee.
Years of Experience: 24 years
Rutgers University, Multiple clinical, academic and management positions, 2000 - Present
American Board of Professional Psychology, Board Certification in Clinical Psychology, 2003
Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2000
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), 1999
Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Clinical Psychology Internship, 1999
New Jersey: 35SI00394000