Sonya Singleton is from Cork, Ireland and has an honours degree (BSc) in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

She also has a diploma in Drugs/Alcohol Counselling Theory and Intervention Skills, and has worked as an Aftercare Facilitator for an addiction centre in Cork for several years. Sonya currently runs her own private practice and also works with a Prison Aftercare Organisation, helping clients to integrate into society after a prison sentence.