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    Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone can have both personal or relationship hurdles to overcome at some point.  Sometimes you just need a safe space and a trusted support person to talk to.


    Supporting All Stages of Romantic Relationships

    April Smith is now in network with Cigna, Aetna and UnitedHealthcare.  If you have a different insurance you can check your out of network benefits below with Mentaya.

    You might be initially hesitant to seek out help and support for personal matters, but when you do, you will feel confident that you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and being a better you.

    If you’re interested in becoming a better, happier, more fulfilled you,
    get started by reaching out today!

    About April Smith

    Welcome to Get Grounded Counseling!  I’m a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor.  I specialize in couples counseling and individual wellness psychotherapy.  I also practice relational sex therapy.  I’m here to support you in your healing process.  I promise to be objective and non-judgmental.  I have over 20 years of experience working as a healthcare practitioner.

    What’s sets me apart from any other therapist?  

    Besides my age, education, and credibility; I am thankfully able to read people very well.  This innate ability allows me to get to the root of the issue quickly so that we can start working on those issues right away.  My goal is to help you fill your coping skills “tool box” so that you are prepared to deal with whatever conflicts may arise.  If you are seriously ready to cultivate self awareness and evolve then please reach out to me.  I look forward to working with you!

    About Angela Kolls

    Angela is a Reiki Master Practitioner and Teacher in the Research Triangle. She has trained in Usui/Tibetan Reiki, Holy Fire® III, and Karuna® styles of Reiki, as well as ICRT Animal Reiki and ReikiScience™. Angela has an interest in Reiki research and its use in clinical settings. She coordinates a monthly online meeting, the Reiki in Clinical Settings and Journal Club, which is open to Reiki practitioners, healthcare workers, and the general public in order to share and discuss peer-reviewed Reiki research, and also offers a free monthly guided meditation session which takes place on the first Sunday of each month. Angela currently attends courses through the Rhine Education Center, where she is exploring her special interest in anomalous experiences.

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