Carissa Francisco, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59, Adults 60+, Children 0-5, Children 6-12

About Carissa Francisco, LPC

Carissa Francisco works with clients to create a safe and collaborative therapeutic environment. Carissa's goal in working with clients is to aid in their therapeutic process and recovery by assisting in the healing of relationship wounds or other personally identified goals.

Carissa works with children and teens to identify their emotions and understand their behaviors. In her work with couples, Carissa aims to stay neutral to the relationship. Utilizing in-session exercises, clients will learn self awareness as it pertains to their relationship.

Carissa utilizes a trauma-informed approach that is person-centered and solution-focused. Carissa integrate emotionally-focused therapy (EFT), solution-focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Carissa pulls from various techniques to aid in your care from a holistic perspective.

Carissa has worked with couples, families, and individuals from diverse backgrounds and life experiences that have experienced parenting/co-parenting and family issues, interpersonal conflict, grief and loss, crisis, and depression and anxiety.

Seeking therapeutic help is a courageous first step to your recovery

Areas of Treatment

  • Adoption/Attachment Issues
  • Aging/Geriatric Issues
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar
  • CBT
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Crisis / Trauma
  • Cross-Cultural
  • DBT
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Family Therapy
  • First Responder Counseling
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Gender Non-Conforming
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • LGBTQI+ Issues
  • Marriage/Couples Counseling
  • Military
  • Parenting
  • Play Therapy
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Racial Trauma/Cultural Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress/Worry
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Veterans / Military Families
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Locations


    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Cigna
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Humana
    • Optum
    • UBH EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH