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Dr April Brown
 Dr. April Brown Certified Sex Therapist National Certified Counselor
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Dr. April Brown Certified Sex Therapist National Certified Counselor
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Dr. April has helped over 5,000 individuals, families, couples achieve their goals. She has a 93% success rate.

Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Qualified Supervisor #9682, Florida Certified Sex Therapist National Certified Counselor, Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider, Radio Show and Podcast Host of Bringing Intimacy Back, and Founder of Vacation Counseling – The Ultimate Intimate Couples Retreat

Phone: 239-565-6921 Email:

Dr. April Brown has a thriving private practice since 2005 in Fort Myers and in Cape Coral, where she specializes in anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationships, and sex therapy, emotional support animals, and distance counseling.

As an entrepreneur, she also mentors 3 counselors and supervises 10 beginning counselor interns, who some of them are creating their own private practice. In 2018, Dr. April started hosting her own online Radio/TV Show call “Bringing Intimacy Back” where she and other intimacy experts will provide resources and tips on increasing intimacy in all types of relationships. In addition, she was the 2018 recipient of the Southwest Florida Black Girls Rock in Health. Dr. April’s newest creation is “Vacation Counseling”, which is an intimate, exclusive, and effective couples counseling retreat that will start in the Summer of 2020 in Southwest Florida.

Dr. April is also very involved in the mental health field and her local community. She is a member of the American Counseling Association; American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists; and Florida Mental Health Counselors Association. Furthermore, she is the president of Gulf Coast Mental Health Counselors Association and the Vice President of and Literacy for All, which are both local programs.

Since 1997, Dr. April has been in the counseling field. She has a very diverse background in counseling children, teens, adults, couples, and families from various cultures and backgrounds. She has counseled, taught, and facilitated groups, workshops, courses, and presentations. Dr. April has worked in community centers, public schools, universities, businesses, and private practice. Plus, she has supervised many schools and mental health counseling interns.

Most of all, Dr.  April believes that counseling is helping others with their struggles in life. She will support and empower you to work through your challenges with insight and motivation. Dr. April will take the time to provide you with an empathetic and nonjudgmental atmosphere and you will receive coping resources and skills.  You will realize that you are not alone in your struggles, and you will have the inner strength to change and reach your goals. Her motto is “Quality counseling services that provide insight, motivation, empowerment, results, and action in a nonjudgmental environment.”

Dr. April’s counseling style is cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused treatment with an interactive solution-focus approach.  It is a proven effective way of developing good coping skills for many social and personal issues. It is good for stress, depression, anxiety, anger management, loneliness, addiction, impulse control, relationship difficulties, and many other mental health problems or job and career issues.