Sonam is a Lecturer with the School of Arts and Humanities. She is the Postgraduate field placement coordinator for the Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy and also supervises PhD students.
- Unit coordinator and Lecturer for COU5303 Couples and Family Therapy
- Unit coordinator and Lecturer for COU6412 Psychotherapy Research
- Unit Coordinator and Lecturer for COU1212 Culture and Diversity in Therapeutic practice
- Unit Coordinator and Lecturer for COU6424 Field placement 1
- Unit Coordinator and Lecturer for COU6425 Field placement 2.
- 2012 - 2015: Research assistant and sessional tutor, School of OT & Social Work, Curtin University.
- 2002 - 2012: Senior counsellor, counsellor educator, clinical supervisor and policy developer for the Ministry of Education in Bhutan.
Research areas and interests
- Suicide in adolescents
- Researching vulnerable groups
- Culturally appropriate intervention strategies in counselling and research
- Youth and family counselling
- School counselling and education policy in Bhutan.