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.

Why You Need A Wing Girl

It’s great to have a therapist, coach, friends, family members and your own good common sense, but sometimes situations come up out of nowhere that can really mess with your head. That is the moment you need advice, support, and kindness. Not an hour, a day, or a week from now; by then you’ve either…

By April Kirkwood June 2, 2019 0

The Road To Recovery: What Are The Options?

The key to recovery from a mental health disorder or addiction is the recognition that there’s a problem. Accepting that you can’t manage the situation and you need help is vital, not just because you can then take action to get the help you need, but because accepting you need help is essential in ensuring…

By April Kirkwood May 21, 2019 0