Dr. April Brown

Dr. April T. Brown EdD., LMHC, NCC

Dr. April T. Brown
EdD., LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor# 9682
Nationally Certified Counselor #644849
Distance Certified Counselor #1857
State Certified School Counselor
info@draprilbrown.com

Dr. April Brown is a cognitive-behavioral therapist and consultant whose areas of expertise are in anxiety, depression, relationships, and students.  She is a National Certified Counselor, Distance Certified Counselor, State Certified School Counselor, and a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and she has been in the counseling field in Lee County since 2000.  She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and her Masters and Specialist Degree in Mental Health and School Counseling from Florida State University.  In addition, she obtained her Doctor of Education in Counseling from Argosy University. Dr. April does accept some insurances including Aetna and Compsych and she does distance and video counseling for adult clients who are in Florida.

Dr. Brown has a very diverse background in counseling children, teens, adults, couples, and families and being a consultant.  Her work experiences include working in public schools, colleges, universities, and private practice, where she has received numerous acclamations.  Furthermore, she has facilitated groups, workshops, courses, and presentations in community centers, schools, universities, and businesses and on the national level. Some of her most popular workshops and workshops are based on mental health awareness, depression, anxiety, college students, diversity, goal setting, time management, and stress management. In addition, Dr. Brown is a qualified supervisor for mental health interns, and if you need supervision as a registered mental health intern, please contact her.  She is a member of American Counseling Association, Southwest Florida Mental Health Association, Christian Chambers of Southwest Florida, and the Vice-President of the Gulfcoast Mental Health Counselors, Inc.

Dr. Brown is a culturally diverse Christian Counselor who believes that counseling is helping others carry their crosses in life. She loves helping people see the faith, hope, and love within themselves and empowering them to face life’s challenges. Hence, she tries to help individuals integrate and coordinate their resources within their systems.  Therefore, in helping people become aware of who they are and what resources are available for them, it increases their probability of making effective decisions for themselves.  Thus, as a counselor, she tries to provide an empathetic atmosphere for her clients to realize that they are not alone in their struggles and they have interpersonal strength to change themselves.  If you would like more information or schedule an appointment with Dr. April Brown, please visit www.draprilbrown.com.

Education

2014 Doctor of Education in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University
1998 Specialist of Education in Counseling from Florida State University
1998 Master of Science in Counseling from Florida State University
1994 Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Finance from Florida State University

License and Certifications

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor – MH 9682
National Certified Counselor – NCC 644849
Distance Certified Counselor- DCC 1857
Certified School Counselor

Areas of Expertise

Christian Counseling
Anxiety
Depression
Relationships

Professional Activities and Memberships

Vice President of Gulfcoast Mental Health Counselors
Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida
Florida Counseling Association
American Counseling Association
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development
American College Counseling Association
Florida Catholic Chambers of Commerce
Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida

Insurances accepted:

Aetna
ComPsych
Life Services EAP
Intermountain EAP