Sonia Campos Beck, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Ph.D., Tennessee State University, Nashville, TennesseeM.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PennsylvaniaB.A., West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Office Address
1601 23rd Avenue South, 3rd floor
Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
Nashville, TN 37212
Clinical Description
Dr. Sonia Beck became a faculty member in September 2011. She has been a member of the Community Mental Health Center team providing individual and group therapy services in the Adult Outpatient Clinic since January of 2003. Dr. Beck has worked as a therapist with a variety of populations since 1987, both as a graduate student and as a professional, including college counseling centers at West Chester University (PA), Vanderbilt University (TN), and Illinois State University (IL); community health centers including Lower East Side Service Center (NY) and Center for Comprehensive Health Practice (NY); and criminal offender (TN) and addictions programs (NY city). She is also trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, and Gestalt Therapy, and has teaching and supervising experience at the college level (West Chester University, Illinois State University, and Tennessee State University). She is trained in testing and research but her focus of work has been in clinical practice.
Research Keywords
Multicultural Counseling
Clinical Research Keywords
Mood, Anxiety, and Personality Disorders. Experience with psychoanalytic/psychodynamic, humanistic/experiential, CBT and DBT therapies.