I am a Licensed Professional Counselor In Louisiana with over 12 years experience working as a Mental Health Counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, addictions, and symptoms of bipolar, borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.
My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity and compassion. My approach is solution focused, client centered, and strengths-based drawing heavily from cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy skills. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I am also an Enneagram Coach.
It takes courage to seek for a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you.
I look forward to working with you!
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
LA LPC 5333
She was amazing and helped me in more ways than I can count. Super receptive and helped me understand myself and grow as a person. Would recommend to anyone who wants to better themselves.
Written on Jul 11, 2023 after therapy with April for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, sleeping disorders, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd
April has been helping me work through a real tough time in my life and possibly divorce. I always look forward to our sessions and she make me feel better while offering strong support.
Written on Apr 17, 2023 after therapy with April for 11 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes
I love working with April she’s really gets me and helps me understand my life in ways I’ve not seen. I’m a year sober with her help
Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with April for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues
Dr April Poolson has been an amazing therapist. She is always professional, conscientious, and uplifting. Her empathetic nature makes it really easy to talk to her about a wide variety of subjects. I highly recommend her!
Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with April for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
April is amazing! If you like solution based therapy and someone who really makes you feel heard, April is the therapist for you.
This was my first experience and was extremely pleased with session. Would definitely recommend.
Written on Mar 23, 2023 after therapy with April for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and anger management
I’ve been going to April for over a year and finds her extremely helpful and supportive in my healing journey. I am impressed with her expertise as well as grateful to have her listen to me and guiding me towards my goals. April made a positive difference in my life. Thank you!
Written on Feb 28, 2023 after therapy with April for 1 year and 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues