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Last updated: 7/17/2017
Ms. April Thornton
Professional -- Branch: NorthCarolina
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Voice for Children and Nurturing Families
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Winston-Salem
North Carolina
27103  United States
336 5778455 (Phone)
336 7273258 (Fax)
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  North Carolina
  Ed.S.
  LPC
  Counseling
  Private Practice
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  5/31/2018
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April specializes and is committed to helping children, adolescents, adults, and families to achieve their goals and find healing within a safe environment. April's goal is to assist clients in finding and expressing their maximum potential. Also working through barriers, finding peace, happiness and self-acceptance. April specializes in treating trauma, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, divorce, sexual reactive behavior and attachment. April's approach to therapy is unique in that she uses up-to-date interventions and various types of evidenced based treatment modalities to treat psychological and behavioral issues. She is also a champion of healthy development, personal growth and relationships.
April is certified in TF-CBT, a psychotherapy approach used to treat children and adolescents impacted by traumatic life events that has caused emotional and behavioral issues associated with trauma experiences. She is trained in EMDR a powerful psychotherapy technique which is successful in helping people who suffer from trauma, anxiety, disturbing memories, and PTSD.
April is a certified play therapist. She provides play therapy with children ages 2-12. Play is natural to children and it helps with regulating emotions, and reducing anxiety. It also addresses cognitive, behavioral and emotional challenges. It assists with behavioral issues caused by physical and sexual abuse, divorce, abandonment, bullying, grief and loss.
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