A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY:
I am a Licensed Behavioral Health Practitioner with over 18+ years of experience, treating patients / clients who have a variety of social, emotional, psychological, psychiatric with overlapping legal and medical concerns.
My experience also covers a wide spectrum of treatment settings:
In-Home Therapy; Outpatient Treatment; In-Patient Psychiatric Treatment; Partial Hospitalization; Long Term Care Facilities; Christian Counseling & Development Settings; Addiction Treatment Facilities and the Telemedicine System.
Some Psychotic Disorders
Cluster B Personality Disorders: NPD & BPD
Dual Diagnosis (psychological /psychiatric and Medical
Forensic Clinical Social work
B.Sc. (Hons) Sociology & Law
M.S.W. Clinical Social Work
ThD/PhD Theology / Clinical Mental Health
LICENSES & CERTIFICATION
*BCD: # 29465
*SCCFM (in progress): Supreme, Circuit Court Family Mediator
ACTIVE MEDICARE PROVIDER
I am currently accepting new patients / clients.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Blended Family Issues , Cancer , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Co-morbidity , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster , Dissociation , Divorce and Separation , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Eating and Food-Related Issues , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , First Responder Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Hospice and End of Life Counseling , Immigration Issues , Infidelity , Isolation/Loneliness , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Men's Issues , Midlife Crisis , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Narcissism , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Paranoia , Personality Disorders , Phobias , Postpartum Depression , Post-traumatic Stress , Prejudice and Discrimination , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Harm , Sex Addiction , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
FL LCSW SW3530
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He has been a great help
He is awesome.
Dr. Francis is very attentive and knows how to put things into perspective for me as an individual. I'm very fortunate to have him.
Dr. Francis is an amazing therapist he truly listens and offers honest feedback and sound advice
Dr. Francis has been engaging and connecting to my conversations.
Dr. Francis has been key to my healing past trauma in a professional manner. He's very insightful and often gives suggestions that help me move forward.
It has been truly great thus far having Dr Francis as my therapist. He understands my concerns, he listens, and he is committed to helping me. I love his expertise too.
Dr.Francis is a a great therapist. From day one he took the time to get to know me and even shared some of his own experiences to let me know he has been there. This gave me hope that things will change for me. He is gentle and kind, each time i leave a session I feel encouraged and uplifted. My only regret is that i didn’t start with him sooner.
Dr. Francis is highly qualified and well experienced. He has helped me through some tough times and provided me with information on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which I can use throughout my life. Thank you Dr. Francis.
So far so good! Dr. Francis is very competent and has a great way of communicating his thoughts.
I am extremely pleased with Dr. Francis as my therapist.
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He is extremely competent, compassionate, intelligent, and qualified. I highly recommend him!