When it comes to your mental health, we've got you.

SonderMind's providers are uniquely trained and experienced to support your specific needs as a Veteran.

Most Veterans see a SonderMind provider within 10 days of their VA referral.

Nearly 3,000 Veterans see a SonderMind provider any given month using their VA benefits. 

We serve one third of all VA medical centers across the US (49 in total), reaching Veterans in 16 states.

More than 8,000 Veterans have trusted us with their mental health care, and counting. 

How it Works

SonderMind is a trusted Community Care partner with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA)'s Community Care Network (CCN) to help Veterans get the care they need, when they need it.

Have questions? Give us a call at (888) 966-1665, and select option 1. 

Request and obtain a referral

Discuss your concerns with your VHA primary care provider (PCP) and ask for help with starting a referral to a community care provider within SonderMind's provider group. 

Schedule an appointment

Once your referral is approved, the VA will notify you of your Community Care provider. If you are referred to SonderMind you will receive a text and email on how to schedule your first session. 

Reach your goals

Your SonderMind therapist or psychiatric provider will guide you toward meaningful progress every step of the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much will my care cost with SonderMind?

Nothing. As long as you have a valid referral from the VA, you will never be charged for your care. We’re an in-network provider, meaning the VA covers 100% of your costs for services with us.

How are SonderMind providers qualified to support Veterans?

Every SonderMind provider is a licensed mental health professional. Our group covers a spectrum of specialties and approaches. We specifically prioritize connecting Veterans only with providers who have completed comprehensive training through our partner, PsychArmor. This training gives providers the appropriate cultural competency to uniquely support Veterans and their mental health needs. Additionally, we have many providers who are Veterans themselves.

Does SonderMind offer psychiatric services, including medication management?

Yes. However, at this time, these services are only available in Colorado, Georgia, Ohio, and Texas. 

Does SonderMind offer couples counseling?

Yes. A valid VA referral for “Couples Counseling” is needed for this service.

How many sessions can I have with a VA referral?

The VA approves most referrals for weekly sessions for 6 or 12 month time periods. Once you obtain a referral, the VA will inform you how long the referral is valid for and how often you are approved for sessions.

How do I request records for VBA disability assessment?

You can submit a request using this form. We’ll provide a full copy of the requested records within 30 days of the request date.

Does SonderMind take CHAMPVA or Tricare insurance?

No, at this time SonderMind does not accept CHAMPVA or Tricare. 

Can I use SonderMind to collect documentation to apply for VA Disability benefits?

Yes. Once you begin sessions with your SonderMind provider, you can request to have the notes from these sessions submitted to the Veterans Benefits Administration for review on your disability claim. To request your notes, please use this form.

What insurance does SonderMind accept?

SonderMind partners with nearly 90% of the major, commercial insurance carriers in each area we offer care. Our clinicians are also in-network with various EAPs, Medicare FFS, and Medicare Advantage plans. Plus, we have self-pay rates for those without insurance. See all of our insurance partners by location.

In what states does SonderMind provide care?

SonderMind therapy is available in Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Ohio, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.. SonderMind psychiatry is currently available only in Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia. 

SonderMind is coming soon to Alabama, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, and South Carolina. 

Sam Balla, LISW
US Marine Corps, Iraq combat Veteran

Meet a SonderMind Provider

Sam is a Licensed Independent Social Worker from Ohio specializing in the treatment of trauma, primarily working with Veterans. He served as an infantry squad leader in the United States Marine Corps, and is an Iraq combat Veteran. Sam's treatment approaches includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Eclectic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma-Focused care. 

Why SonderMind? 

The right care

Experience tailored, expert care from clinicians who specialize in supporting Veterans.

At the right time

Whether it's in-person or online, we're here to guide your journey every step of the way.

With the right person

Connect with a provider who understands the unique challenges and mental health needs of Veterans.

For the right cost

We're an in-network provider, meaning the VA covers 100% of your costs for services with us.

And the right support

With a personalized program, you'll receive the right support when you need it most.

Led and Created by a Veteran

Since our inception, Veteran mental health has been at our core. We've made it our mission to help Veterans, and the people they serve, find the right mental health support, when they need it. 

Mark Frank
Army Combat Veteran, CEO & Co-Founder