April Joy Rosenberg, MSW, LICSW
April Rosenberg believes that therapy can make all the difference in a person’s life. She enjoys teaching coping skills and mental health self-care. Her goal is to educate and support patients so that they can learn new skills and develop mental and physical habits that improve their well-being.
April earned a bachelor of arts in psychology with an emphasis in behavioral psychology at California State University, Northridge in Los Angeles, California. She went on to complete a master of social work degree at the State University of New York at Albany in Albany, New York. In addition to being a licensed independent clinical social worker, she holds certifications in critical incident stress debriefing, critical incident management, and suicide prevention training. She has a particular interest in short-term and solution-focused therapy, cognitive behavioral interventions, and dialectical behavioral therapy.
April volunteered as a World Trade Center trauma responder in New York after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. This experience strengthened her commitment to helping others and making every day count. She also volunteered as a voting rights advocate in California during the 2008 election.
In her free time, April enjoys talking about life with her husband and Goosie, a mature calico cat with an attitude. Her hobbies include dressmaking, weaving, writing, hiking, and camping. She particularly loves visiting friends and family in Morro Bay, California, and going to the Oregon Coast on her time off. True story: April once lived on a cattle ranch and herded cattle with her Australian shepherd, Max.