Author: April Kirkwood

April Kirkwood, LPC is a vetted therapist, published author, and TedX speaker providing innovative methods untiling Eastern and Western practices with researched based counseling theories. Her one of a kind content is creating a movement that wakes up others from their drab sleep state to a new awareness and vitality for seeing their story with joy and gratitude. She is an advocate for others who have been affected by early childhood exposing its effect on adult romance. Her philosophy and treatment is a refreshing blend identifying the mind, soul, and body connection through practices of awareness, awakening and play therapy. Her podcast, The April Kirkwood Show ‘Soulfully Yours’, is on Stitcher, Itunes, and SoundCloud, and Buzzsprout debuts July 2019. The inspirational handbook, The Guide to Living in the Now can be purchased at www.AYRIAL.com. Her memoir, Working My Way Back To Me, is an inspirational tale that sheds light on universal struggles involving love, sexuality, addiction, and mental health. April’s reckoning with an emotionally destructive relationship that harkens to her early childhood, and the women pushing and pulling behind her gives insight to others about their lives. It is a story in which April refuses to see herself as a victim but instead tries to summon the courage and resilience to reinvent herself. She works with TedX and her topic, The Brutal Reality of Believing Your Own Fake News shares how to break free from the lies we tell ourselves that create lives of that are unfulfilling.

Which type of Baby Boomer are you?

I don’t know how it happened but I am learning to listen more and watch with the eye of an observer. What I’ve seen and experienced with my peers the past few years has been documented in the counseling file in my mind. I have derived that there are three general groups of the middle…

By April Kirkwood December 10, 2019 0

Which Social Work Specialism Should I Choose?

Social workers provide help and support to adults and children with many a variety of different needs. They often work closely with other professionals, such as psychologists, mental health services or the police force.  The social work industry is massive and incorporates a range of roles. The field is often separated into two main areas:…

By April Kirkwood December 9, 2019 0