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Meet Dr. April Johnson, LMFT

Meet Dr. April Johnson, LMFT at Sal Psychiatry Services in Norwalk, CA

Dr. April Johnson is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She is available at Sal Psychiatry Services to assist people and families in removing obstacles that could stand in the way of leading healthy lives. For more information, contact us today or book an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 13132 Studebaker Rd, Suite 10, Norwalk, CA 90650.

Dr. April Johnson LMFT at Sal Psychiatry Services in Norwalk, CA
Dr. April Johnson LMFT at Sal Psychiatry Services in Norwalk, CA

Dr. April Johnson
LMFT

Table of Contents:

What is the professional background of Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT?
What other expertise does Dr. Johnson have?
What is the care philosophy of Dr. Johnson?
Is Dr. Johnson accepting new patients?
Does Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT, accept any insurance plans?
Can I make an appointment online with Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT?

What is the professional background of Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT?


April Johnson, DSW, LMFT, is a seasoned professional with a comprehensive educational background. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, San Bernardino, followed by a master’s degree in counseling psychology from California Baptist University in Riverside, with a concentration on professional counseling. Dr. Johnson further pursued her education and earned a Doctorate in Social Work from California Baptist University in Riverside.

What other expertise does Dr. Johnson have?


Dr. Johnson brings a wealth of experience to her role as Clinical Director of the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at Sal Psychiatry Services. Her military service in the United States Air Force, with roles in security forces and military personnel, and as the CEO/Founder of a nonprofit organization, has uniquely shaped her areas of expertise, including working with military veterans, post-traumatic stress, community organizing, grief and loss counseling, end-of-life stages, terminal illnesses, family, and couples counseling.

Utilizing modalities such as CBT, TF-CBT, Solution-Focused, and other evidence-based practices, Dr. Johnson addresses the diverse needs of her clients, including child development, underserved youth, adults, couples, and individuals from various backgrounds, cultures, and religions.

What is the care philosophy of Dr. Johnson?


Dr. Johnson’s care philosophy revolves around influencing and empowering others, emphasizing the analogy of ‘life vs. a bottle of soda.’ She acknowledges that challenges may shake or flip life upside down, with everyone’s version of ‘exploding’ taking various forms. This analogy underscores her belief that understanding how people react differently in challenging situations is crucial to providing practical support.

In her commitment to marginalized populations affected by systemic oppression, single-family households, and vulnerable areas, Dr.Johnson takes a holistic approach to mental health and strives to find solutions to ensure individuals receive psychoeducation and treatment for their biopsychosocial and spiritual needs. Recognized as an inspirational figure, Dr. Johnson is known for her optimistic outlook, perseverance, professionalism, integrity, and natural leadership abilities.

Is Dr. Johnson accepting new patients?


Yes, Dr. April Johnson accepts new patients. Contact us for more information.

Does Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT, accept any insurance plans?


Yes, most major insurances are accepted by Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT, at Sal Psychiatry Services.

Can I make an appointment online with Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT?


To schedule an appointment with Dr. April Johnson, DSW, LMFT, and the team at Sal Psychiatry Services, call the office or book online today.