I am licensed in the state of Ohio with over 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping people manage symptoms related to stress, anxiety, trauma, and abuse. I believe that you are the expert of your life and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming challenges. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. It is my pleasure to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Family of Origin Issues, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
OH LISW I.0009025-SUPV
From the first session, she was different. I didn’t feel like a lab rat being poked with questions. I felt like someone was listening, that they were actively searching for clues on how to help in the most effective way. I also appreciated her quick assessment of which approach would fit me and my experience the best. She created a plan.
Written on May 31, 2023 after therapy with April for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
I feel that Mrs barker-Casey will be very helpful to me.
Written on Apr 17, 2023 after therapy with April for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, parenting issues, self esteem, and bipolar disorder