Meet the Team

Sonia Erlich, LMHC, MFA, MA

Deputy Director for Workforce Development and Training
Sonia Erlich, LMHC, MFA, MA, is the Deputy Director for Workforce Development and Training for TEAM UP Scaling and Sustainability Center. Born and raised in Boston, Sonia has worked toward improving the health and wellness of this city and its communities for more than twenty years. She provides psychotherapy for individuals and collectives of various ages, identities, cultures, and life circumstances. As a clinician and wellness instructor, she is passionate about creating meaningful, accessible interventions. Grounded in her human service experience, she works with organizations to build environments that support and sustain their employees and make it possible to deliver compassionate, culturally responsive care. Prior to her clinical work, her field experience included wilderness therapy in Utah, case management in Boston, teaching in after-school programs, and group leadership in community centers and residential treatment facilities. Sonia is a storyteller and uses both writing and film to raise awareness about community health, the workforce, and social justice issues. Sonia earned her MA in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine and her MFA in Creative Writing.