MIchelle  Francisco, Social Worker in New Jersey

MIchelle Francisco, LMSW

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Michelle Francisco, LMSW believes that we all have the inherent power and strength to effect positive change in our lives. With guidance and support, Michelle holds a safe space for her clients, understanding that everyone is on their unique journey. Michelle approaches the work through a strengths-based perspective, which concentrates on the inherent strengths of individuals, families, and groups. Deploying the personal strengths of individuals to aid recovery and empowerment. She empowers individuals, couples, and families to live meaningful lives by connecting to their values and being their best selves.

Michelle is a graduate of NYU, where she earned her Masters in Clinical Social Work. She believes in the importance of the therapeutic relationship with clients, she takes the time to fully understand their experiences, challenges and goals from their unique perspective. Michelle firmly believes you are the expert of your life, she is just here to guide you. My clients come to me when they are looking for increased self-awareness, self-compassion, or when they need guidance on how to navigate difficult emotions that arise during their day-to-day lives. My goal is to be an active listener and help you find your inner strength. Don't hesitate to reach out and start living life in a meaningful way.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating
  • Body Image
  • Depression
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Fees & Insurance

Sliding Scale
Yes

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
2
License(s)
License #
state
Social Worker
44SL06710200
New Jersey
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
New York University
Master's in Social Work
2021