Background-Ms. Francis

 

A good therapist must have expertise in a certain area, be able to establish safety and trust, and help their clients reach their goals as quickly as possible so they can live their lives to their fullest potential.”

Verified by psychology today

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State (present)
  • Licensed Social Worker in the UK and New Jersey (past)
  • Master of Social Work, University of Pennsylvania (Ivy League)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania (Ivy League)

Trainings and Certifications:

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Alternatives for Families Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT)
  • Prolonged Exposure (PE)
  • Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress (SPARCS)

Experience:

  • Worked with individuals, dyads, families, and groups
  • Worked in outpatient mental health, rape crisis center, hospitals, and foster care

Recognition:

  • Awarded Magna Cum Laude, Psychology Honors, and Dean’s List
  • Awarded a scholarship to Master of Social Work program
  • Published researcher
  • Invited speaker to Society for Psychotherapy Research conference
  • New York Foundling Hospital’s 2010 “Employee of the Year”