Dr. April Brown, Licensed Mental Health Christian Counselor, Relationship and Sex Therapist


Dr. April Brown is a Doctor of Intimacy and an EMDRIA-approved EMDR therapist serving clients in her office in Southwest Florida as well as clients in FL, NJ, NY, WI through telehealth. In addition, she is a Licensed Mental Health Christian Counselor; Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider; Certified Sex Therapist; a National Certified Counselor, Gottman Trained Therapist – Level 1, 2, and 3; American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapist (AASECT); EMDRIA-Approved EMDR Therapist, and a Florida Qualified Supervisor. She specializes in relationships, intimacy, sex therapy, anxiety, depression, pre-marital counseling, self-esteem, and emotional support animal (ESA) documentation. If you contact Dr. April, you will get a direct response from her because she believes in having a direct connection with her clients.

Dr. April views counseling as helping you with your struggles in life and increasing the intimate connections in your relationships. She will support and empower you to work through your challenges with insight and motivation. Dr. April will take the time to provide you with an empathetic and nonjudgmental atmosphere, and you will receive coping resources and skills. You will realize that you are not alone in your struggles, and you will have the inner strength to change and reach your goals. In fact, Dr. April’s motto is “Quality counseling services that provide insight, motivation, empowerment, results, and action in a nonjudgmental environment.”

Dr. April’s counseling style is a multicultural, cognitive-behavioral, family system, and a solution-focused treatment with an interactive client-centered approach. These treatments are proven effective and they will you gain insight, coping skills, relationship skills and empowerment. They are good for stress, depression, anxiety, anger management, loneliness, addiction, impulse control, relationship difficulties, and many other mental health problems or job and career issues.

Work Experience:

Since 2000, Dr. April has been in the counseling field in Lee County. She has a very diverse background in counseling children, teens, adults, couples, and families. She has counseled, taught, and facilitated groups, workshops, courses, and presentations. Dr. April has worked in community centers, public schools, universities, businesses and private practice. In addition to being a well-known relationship and anxiety specialist therapist, she has been recognized as a “Lee County Counselor of the Year” and “Black Girls Rock -Women in Health” Award for Southwest Florida. She provides workshops to various communities. Plus, she supervises local registered mental health counseling interns.

In 2018, Dr. April started her own radio show and podcast called “Bringing Intimacy Back” – to provide different information and resources on increasing intimacy for couples and for individuals. If you would like more information about Bringing Intimacy Back, please go to www.bringingintimacyback.com.

Couples Retreats
In 2020, Dr. April created “Vacation Counseling” – a couples retreat services that focuses on helping couples reconnect.
In Vacation Counseling, Dr. April and another counselor or two provide intense couples counseling sessions using a variety of techniques and methods. So far it is has been 100%. The retreat options are virtually or in Cape Coral or in Costa Rica. For more information about Vacation Counseling, please go to www.vacationcounseling.com

Dr. April has release a series of Ebooks on Improving Intimacy and the books can be found on Amazon.

Contact details

1487 2nd Street Unit C-5 Sarasota, Fl 34236South Florida,34236 2395656921 https://www.draprilbrown.com/

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