Since co-founding Emmaus in 1985, Fran has worked closely with adults and couples working to develop tools and techniques to enrich their lives and overcome issues preventing them from living to their potential.

Prior to Emmaus, Fran worked as a therapist at Kaiser Permanente, Family Services of Los Angeles, and Presbyterian Counseling Services.  She was also an adjunct faculty member at Antioch University in the M.A. psychology program teaching adult development and family Systems therapy.

Fran works with adults and couples via Virtual Therapy. She is a Licensed therapist in the state of Washington and holds a Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.

Areas of Focus

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Maritial/Separation/Divorce
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Stress Management
  • Survivors of Suicide
  • Women’s Issues