Past PSI Board President
Sonia Murdock is an international advocate and educator on mental health related to childbearing. Sonia’s experience of supporting her sister through postpartum psychosis and postpartum depression, lead her to co-found the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc. in 1998. She serves as the Executive Director of this 501(c)(3) non-profit, self-help organization. In 2001, the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc. received the Postpartum Support International Jane Honikman Award in recognition as a model postpartum parent support network.
Sonia is a perinatal mood disorders trainer and guest speaker. She has been interviewed nationally and internationally for radio, print and TV.
She has served on the boards of Downstate New York Healthy Start Project Governance Board, Mercy Haven, National Association of Mothers’ Centers, New York State Perinatal Association and Postpartum Support International (PSI). She is past president of Postpartum Support International and currently serves on PSI’s President’s Advisory Council.
Sonia is the recipient of many awards including being named one of Volvo for Life’s Top 100 Heroes of 2005.
Sonia earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. Before co-founding the Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Sonia had 10 plus years experience in fundraising (United Way of Long Island), marketing (American Movie Classics) and sales promotion (Don Jagoda Associates).
Sonia is passionate about the mission she is on to provide support to women and families so they don’t suffer as her sister and family did.
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