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April Lymas

April Lymas

5 years of experience

Hello! I'm a Clinically Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) located in Michigan. With over 5 years of experience, I have dedicated my practice to supporting individuals facing anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and family/relationship challenges. After completing my Masters at Wayne State University, I embarked on a journey to empower clients to overcome obstacles and lead fulfilling lives. My passion lies in helping individuals navigate through difficult emotions and transitions, fostering resilience, and promoting personal growth. I specialize in working with young adults who are struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and relationship challenges. By providing a safe and non-judgmental space, I guide my clients in exploring their concerns, identifying strengths, and developing effective coping strategies. My goal is to empower individuals to embrace their unique strengths, cultivate self-compassion, and build healthier relationships with themselves and others. Together, we work towards creating meaningful changes that lead to greater well-being and fulfillment. If you're ready to embark on a journey towards self-discovery and personal growth, I'm here to support you every step of the way. Let's work together to unlock your full potential and create a life that aligns with your values and aspirations.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

In our initial session, we'll begin with introductions to establish a comfortable and trusting therapeutic relationship. I'll provide you with an opportunity to share a bit about yourself and what brings you to therapy. From there, we'll delve into the specific challenges you're facing. I'll invite you to share your thoughts, feelings, and any concerns you may have. This will allow me to gain a deeper understanding of your unique experiences and the areas you'd like to focus on. Together, we'll work collaboratively to identify your goals and priorities for therapy. By exploring your challenges and aspirations, we'll lay the groundwork for developing a tailored plan to address your needs in our subsequent sessions.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

I work to create a supportive and non-judgmental space where you feel heard, understood, and empowered to make positive changes in your life. I'm here to guide and support you every step of the way as we embark on this journey together.

About April Lymas

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My treatment methods

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

As a therapist experienced in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I integrate evidence-based techniques to address clients' thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. CBT emphasizes identifying and challenging negative thought patterns and replacing them with more adaptive ones. In my practice, I employ various CBT strategies such as cognitive restructuring, behavioral activation, and exposure therapy to help clients develop effective coping skills and achieve their therapeutic goals. Through collaborative exploration and practical exercises, I empower clients to gain insight into their thought processes, manage distressing emotions, and implement positive behavioral changes. My approach is tailored to each client's unique needs, promoting self-awareness, resilience, and lasting improvement in mental well-being.

Family Therapy

As a therapist experienced in Family Therapy, I focus on understanding and addressing the dynamics within familial relationships to foster healthier communication and functioning. Drawing from systemic theories, I work collaboratively with families to identify patterns of interaction, explore underlying issues, and develop constructive ways to navigate challenges. In my practice, I utilize techniques such as structural family interventions, and communication skills training to promote empathy, understanding, and cohesion among family members. By facilitating open dialogue and promoting mutual respect, I help families build resilience, strengthen their bonds, and navigate transitions more effectively. My approach is holistic and client-centered, emphasizing the importance of each family member's perspective and fostering a supportive environment for growth and healing.

Solution Focused Brief Treatment

As a therapist experienced in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), I employ a strengths-based approach to help clients identify and build upon their existing resources to achieve their desired outcomes. SFBT emphasizes collaboration, goal-setting, and focusing on solutions rather than dwelling on problems. In my practice, I work with clients to explore their preferred future, uncover exceptions to their concerns, and amplify their strengths and successes. Through targeted questioning and scaling techniques, I assist clients in generating practical strategies and implementing small, manageable changes that lead to positive outcomes. My approach is action-oriented, time-sensitive, and tailored to each client's unique goals and circumstances, facilitating rapid progress and empowering clients to become agents of change in their lives.