April Dawn  Ricchuito

April Dawn Ricchuito is a writer and social worker, who has also enjoyed a successful career as a celebrity makeup artist. She has been recognized as a part of "Generation Inspiration" & is named as one of 20 Young Champions for Women by the White Ribbon Alliance & WIE Symposium, presented by Sarah Brown, Donna Karan & Arianna Huffington. Read her works here.

Media: MSN Living, The Source Magazine, VIBE/VIBE Vixen Magazine, Huffington Post Impact, NY Times Best Selling Author Gabrielle Bernstein's HerFuture.com, Oxygen Magazine (Australia), Clutch magazine, Elephant Journal, Hello Giggles, Constant Chatter, Yahoo! Health & Wellness, Donna Karan's Urban Zen Foundation (View various media.)


  • Street Yoga's Teacher Training, 2012
  • Certified Koga Instructor, 2012
  • Reiki Level I & II Certified, 2012
  • Doctorate of Divinity, 2012
  • Multi Systemic Therapy (MST) Training, MSTI, 2010
  • Master of Social Work, University of Central Florida, 2009
  • BS Psychology & Minor Sociology, UCF, 2007
  • Certification in Behavioral Forensics, UCF, 2007

Written works are available online at www.verbalvandalism.com