Voice for Children & Nurturing Families

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT, CCTP, CSOTS

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Voice for Children & Nurturing Families, LPC, RPT, CCTP, CSOTS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Winston Salem
(336) 739-4013

Voice for Children & Nurturing Families

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT, CCTP, CSOTS


Location

Voice for Children & Nurturing Families
3728 Vest Mill Road
Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103
Call Ms. April Thornton
(336) 739-4013

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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, 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.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • School: University of Mississippi
  • Year Graduated: 2009
  • License and State: 10349 North Carolina

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $90 - $150
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Health Choice
  • Medicaid
  • Optima
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: EMDR Institute / EMDR
  • Certificate Date: 2015

Voice for Children & Nurturing Families's Groups

Nurturing Parenting Program

The Nurturing Parenting Programs are a family-centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices. The goals are to prevent recidivism in families lower the rate of multi parent teenage pregnancies, reduce the rate of juvenile delinquency and alcohol abuse, and stop the intergenerational cycle of child abuse by teaching positive parenting behaviors. The program is designed to build self-awareness, positive concept/self-esteem and build levels of empathy; enhance family communication and awareness of needs; promote healthy physical and emotional development; teach appropriate role and developmental expectations.

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Parent Child Interaction Therapy

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is a 15-20 session, specialized treatment program designed for caregivers and their young children ( up to 10 yrs old) experiencing behavioral and/or emotional difficulties. PCIT has been found to help children who have any of the following: Frequent temper tantrums, act defiantly &/or refuse to follow directions backtalk or sass adults, cry easily, experiencing adjustment problems Constantly seek attention Interrupt others, short attention span, difficulty behaving in school, preschool, and/or daycare Are aggressive, who hit, throw things and express great anger may already be on medication to manage behavioral problems.

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Location

Voice for Children & Nurturing Families
3728 Vest Mill Road
Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103
Call Ms. April Thornton
(336) 739-4013

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Behavioral Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Obesity
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Teen Violence

Client Focus

Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Nurturing Parenting Program
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

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Last Modified: 24 Jul 2019
Voice for Children & Nurturing Families, LPC, RPT, CCTP, CSOTS, Licensed Professional Counselor in Winston Salem

Voice for Children & Nurturing Families

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, RPT, CCTP, CSOTS