April Moran, a licensed clinical social worker specializing in anxiety disorders has over twenty years of experience in private practice. As a member of the International OCD Foundation, April was trained through the BTTI (Behavioral Therapy Training Institute) in using exposure-response prevention to treat OCD. April graduated from the Beck Institute in 2004 and is a Beck Institute CBT Certified Clinician, BICBT-CC. Additionally, April is a Diplomate of The Academy of Cognitive Therapy since 2014. April received her Master in Social Work from The Catholic University of America in 1993.
Ms. Moran brings a variety of experiences from her background to her practice, these include treatment foster care, emergency room psychiatric evaluations, and school counseling at The Friends School of Baltimore. April sits on the advisory board of The Claire Marie Foundation.
She specializes in treating various anxiety disorders such as generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic, specific phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. April works to help her clients develop the skills set necessary to cope with their current anxiety and anxieties to come. Helping her clients learn to live with uncertainty is an essential part of treatment. Clients can expect homework assignments to help them make progress outside of sessions. Most importantly, the development of a secure relationship is important to the client’s success.
Read an article I wrote for the Clare Marie Foundation: Adolescents, Young Adults, Cancer & Anxiety; Finding Control Amid COVID.