This story chronicles the journal of Ariel
Washington, a woman who was weakened by trauma, abuse, assault, and self
medication. Following recovery from a mental breakdown, Ariel recognizes
that she is not the person who caused all the bad things that happened to her,
and she is not crazy. She also learns that needs to change relationships with
people in her life. While she is healing, Ariel clings to her faith and the
love of her daughter to help see her through.
April Middleton is a licensed mental health counselor. She received her Masters of Arts in Psychology with a concentration in Couples and Family Therapy. April is bilingual fluent in English and Spanish. She specializes in trauma treatment providing individual, family, and couples therapy. April enjoys working with underserved populations within the community which has been a passion since childhood.