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Loretta Sonnier, MD

Loretta Sonnier, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr. Sonnier is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Division of Forensic Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine. She completed her post-graduate medical training at University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She obtained board certification in four specialties: Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Sonnier’s clinical and academic interests cover a wide range of topics including severe mental illness, trauma-informed care, violence risk assessment and prevention, factitious disorders, medical child abuse, adolescent brain development and culpability, and forensic evaluations.