April Mayorga, AMFT
April is a bilingual Latina therapist with extensive experience in outpatient, school-based, and non-profit settings working with HIV+, LGBTQ, Homelessness, Trauma, Grief, Depression, Anxiety. She received her Bachelor’s at the Richmond the American International University in London and continued with her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University.
April will be receiving clinical mentorship from Adriana Alejandre at the Burbank, CA location. April will be accepting clients individuals who are seeking counseling because of grief or death of a loved one, career changes or job loss, change in family structure such as new family members or loss of a family member, or students. April is also accepting clients who are first timers in therapy, as she has advanced skills to navigate clients towards their therapeutic goals.
She has the following professional trainings:
∎ Managing & Adapting Practices (MAP), Practice Wise March 2018
∎ Mandated Reporter Mental Health Professionals Training, California Department of Social Services April 2018
∎ Crisis Oriented Recovery Services (CORS), Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health April 2018
∎ Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions May 2018
∎ Seeking Safety, Echo Parenting June 2018
∎ Positive Parenting Program (Triple P), Triple P June 2018
∎ Mayorga, A.; Garza E.; Latino Student Psychological Association. “International Women’s Month: Honoring Civil Rights
Activist, Dolores Huerta”. Presented at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology, March 2017.
∎ Mayorga, A.; Latino Student Psychological Association. “Using Mindfulness Skills to Help Teenagers Transition from
Adolescence to Adulthood”. Presented at A Place Called Home for “The Cinderella Project”, Los Angeles, April 2016 and April 2017.
∎ Mayorga, A.; Escareño V.G.; Latino Student Psychological Association. “Huicholes: The Natives of Mexico’s High Sierra
Mountains“. Presented at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology, July 2017.
∎ Mayorga, A.; Latino Student Psychological Association & California Association of Bilingual Education: “Keeping
Children Motivated: Understanding the Behaviors, Emotions, and Motivations for Multilingual Children”. Presented at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology, October 2017.
April Mayorga is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in California #104336.