Sonya S. Wakil, MD

Provider type: Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist

Serving: Child/Adolescent/Adult (Ages 4-65)

About Sonya S. Wakil, MD

As a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, Sonya Wakil, MD, has provided compassionate and expert care for more than 20 years. At Progressive Behavioral Health, PLLC, in Friendswood and Houston, Texas, Dr. Wakil offers patient-focused care and evidence-based treatment in a developmental biological and psychosocial model.

Dr. Wakil earned her bachelor’s degree at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She completed her medical degree and internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She served her residency in adult psychiatry, as well as rigorous fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry, at Tufts University New England Medical Center in Boston.

Throughout her career, Dr. Wakil has worked with patients of all ages, treating conditions including anxiety, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and trauma. Dr. Wakil takes a collaborative approach, working with her patients to develop a deep understanding of their condition and exploring the different treatments available.

Dr. Wakil is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Advisory Board for the Duke University of Brain Sciences.


  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Med. Mgmt/Depression
  • Mood and Adjustment Disorders
  • OCD
  • ODD
  • PTSD
  • Locations

    River Oaks

    3355 West Alabama
    Suite 195
    Houston, TX 77098