About Me:

Hello all! My name is Dr. April Minjarez (please call me April) and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Diego. I have been working in the behavioral health field since 1998 starting at Children's Residential. Since that time I have worked with children, adolescents, teens, LGBTQIA+, veterans, first responders, active duty military, victims of crime/assault, and families. I have worked with individuals/families in various settings such as group homes, step-down crisis units, community counseling centers, managed care, military bases, transitional living, in-home, and outpatient settings.

Currently, I work in an outpatient setting providing 1:1 individual therapy for teens and adults. I provide EMDR, CPT, Clinical Hypnosis, Ketamine assisted psychotherapy, Solution Focused Brief Psychotherapy, Grief, and End of Life therapy.

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist #PSY32273
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist #MFC50109
  • Licensed Telehealth Provider in Florida #TPMF182
  • Nebraska Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner #3431
  • Nebraska Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist #240
  • EMDRIA Approved EMDR Trainer, Consultant & Therapist
  • Trauma Recovery/HAP EMDR Senior Trainer & Consultant
  • EMDR Institute Facilitator/Logistics
  • Grief Recovery Method Specialist
  • Certified Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy Provider (CPATP)
  • End of Life Doula (INELDA)

More Details:

  • BA National University 2001
  • MA University of Phoenix 2006
  • Ph.D. Walden University 2016
  • MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology- The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (In progress)