Call Us At (646) 780-8278
All Days 9:00 to 5:00
116 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011
Dr. April Brown, Psychotherapist
Vacation Counseling Couples Retreat and Cape Coral Therapists
Dr. April Tonya Brown
Psychotherapist, MS, EdS, EdD, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Relationship and Sex Therapist, Approved EMDR Therapist, and Qualified Clinical Supervisor in FL, WI, NY, and NJ

Verified by Therapy For Black Men
(239) 565-6921
Primary Location
1487 2nd St suite c 4
Sarasota, Florida
United States

Additional Location
1404 Del Prado Blvd S
Unit 135
Cape Coral, Florida
United States

Accepting new clients?: Yes
Remote therapy available?: Yes
Can prescribe medication?: No

Office Hours: 9 am to 6 pm

Last school: Florida State University, Ed.D., 2014
License(s): MH9682-Florida LPC 8035 - 125-Wisconsin Mental Health Counselor - 011345-01-New York Professional Counselor - 37PC00776000-New Jersey
NPI Number: 1508002270
Years in practice: 19

Cost per session: $45 to $275
Average cost per session: $150
Sliding scale pricing?: Yes
Free initial phone consultation?: Yes
Free initial face to face consultation?: No
Payment methods accepted:
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Health Savings Account
  • Mastercard
  • Paypal
  • Square
  • Venmo
  • Visa
  • Apple Pay
  • Cash App.
  • Zelle

Insurance types accepted:
  • Out-of-network (Does not accept any health insurance)

    • Individuals
    • Couples
    • Family
    • Group

    Age specialty:
    • Preteens and Tweens (11 to 13)
    • Adolescents and Teenagers (14 to 19)
    • Adults
    • Elders (65+)

    Faith Orientation: I offer special insight to clients of the Christian faith.

    Communities I am allied with or for which I have experience supporting clients:
    • Cancer
    • Gay Allied
    • Lesbian Allied
    • NBA
    • NFL
    • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
    • Professional Athletes
    • Racial Justice Allied
    • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied

    I offer special insights for client's of the following ethnicity:
    • Black
    • Other Racial or Ethnic Background

    Languages spoken:
    • English

      Are you struggling with everything going on around you and within you? Are you and your partner constantly arguing and not connecting? Are you struggling with your mental health, your relationships, sex, intimacy, spirituality, trauma, and daily living activities and you need someone to talk to and find some resources and solutions. If you need solutions, I can help. I offer TeleMental Health and Online Counseling services for individuals, couples, and families. I specialize in anxiety, relationships, communication, intimacy, sex, and trauma. I offer free resources & information through my website and through my podcast called "Bringing Intimacy Back". In addition, I have a book called "Improving Intimacy" that is available on Amazon.

      I, Dr. April, am a Licensed Mental Health Christian Counselor (in Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Wisconsin), Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider, AASECT Sex Therapist, a National Certified Counselor, and a Florida Qualified Supervisor. I am Gottman certified for Level 1, 2, and 3 and I can do EMDR online. I specialize in relationships, intimacy, sex therapy, anxiety, depression, pre-marital counseling, self-esteem, and emotional support animal (ESA) documentation.

      If you are struggling, please contact me. If you contact me, you will get a response from me directly within 24 hours, because I believe in having a direct connection with my clients. As a therapist, my goal is to help you be the person you want to be and to help you create the life you love. My mission is to help you get through these difficult times.

      Also I have a service called -

      The Ultimate Couples Retreat

      Are you wanting a personalized retreat that focuses on your specific needs and goals in your relationship? A retreat that will inspire you to grow within yourself and with your partner? Vacation counseling will help you and your relationship find a new perspective on facing the issues head-on and coming out on the other side of it with hope for the future.

      At Vacation Counseling, we provide an intimate, exclusive, and effective couple’s retreat – one couple at a time. Each couple will have an experienced team of therapists, with each therapist bringing in a specified set of skills for each unique couple. As a team, we have over 100+ years of experience and we utilized a variety of methods for couples, such as the Gottman Method, EMDR, CBT, Temperament Therapy, Solution-Focused, and Emotionally Focused Therapy.

      • Anger Management
      • Anxiety
      • Career Counseling
      • Child or Adolescent
      • Codependency
      • Coping Skills
      • Depression
      • Divorce
      • Domestic Abuse
      • Emotional Disturbance
      • Family Conflict
      • Grief
      • Infidelity
      • Life Coaching
      • Life Transitions
      • Marital and Premarital
      • Men's Issues
      • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
      • Parenting
      • Peer Relationships
      • Racial Identity
      • Relationship Issues
      • School Issues
      • Self Esteem
      • Sex Therapy
      • Sexual Abuse
      • Sexual Addiction
      • Spirituality
      • Stress
      • Suicidal Ideation
      • Transgender
      • Trauma and PTSD
      Other issues:
      • Couples and Marriage Retreats and Intensives
      • EMDR
      • Emotionally Supportive Animal (ESA) Documentation
      Treatment orientation:
      • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
      • Christian Counseling
      • Coaching
      • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
      • Compassion Focused
      • Culturally Sensitive
      • Eclectic
      • EMDR
      • Family / Marital
      • Family Systems
      • Gestalt
      • Gottman Method
      • Marriage and Family Therapist
      • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
      • Motivational Interviewing
      • Multicultural
      • Person-Centered
      • Positive Psychology
      • Psychoanalytic
      • Psychodynamic
      • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
      • Reality Therapy
      • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
      • Strength-Based
      • Structural Family Therapy
      • Supervision Services
      • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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