April Shipowick-Smith, MA, LMHC, CDPT, Counselor in Wenatchee
With over 18 years experience, I provide counseling to meet the needs of individuals, couples, and families. My approach is highly personalized and tailored to individual needs as the client strives to attain personal growth. I have treatment specialization in: Depression, Anxiety and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD); Couples Counseling; Family Counseling; Grief Counseling; Addiction Recovery Counseling; Stress Management; Co-Occurring Disorders; Trauma. I work with a wide range of emotional, behavioral and addiction issues including depression, parenting support, couples counseling, chemical dependency/addiction issues, court related issues and beyond. All therapy services are provided in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere.
I use an interactive therapy style with frequent feedback & coaching. My approach is eclectic, with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). My patients can expect: Compassion, respect & understanding; Perspectives to illuminate persistent patterns and negative feelings; Real strategies for enacting positive change; Effective, proven techniques & practical guidance.
For more information you can visit our website at www.shipowickcounseling.com
Take the first step to help. Call or Email April Shipowick-Smith now - (509) 667-0679


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Loma Linda University & Medical Center
  • Year Graduated: 1987
  • License No. and State: LH00006835 Washington


Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: CDP - CO60106994 WA. St. Dept. of Health

April Shipowick-Smith's Groups

Intensive Outpatient Groups

Intensive Out-patient counseling for those in treatment for Substance Abuse, co-occurring disorders or Process Addictions.

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Women and Addiction Group

This group addresses the needs of Women who have experienced Substance Abuse,Eating Disorders, Shopping Addiction, Computer Addiction, Shoplifting and other process addictions.

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Family Counseling

This group addresses the needs of Families including abuse, addiction, education, Attention Deficit Disorder, Trauma and other issues.

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  • Mood Disorders
  • Addiction
  • Impulse Control Disorders


  • ADHD
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • EMDR, Biofeedback/Neurofeedback
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: Spanish


  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mediation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Neurofeedback
  • Neurofeedback
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction


  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2016
April Shipowick-Smith, MA, LMHC, CDPT, Counselor in Wenatchee

April Shipowick-Smith

Counselor, MA, LMHC, CDPT