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Melanie S. Francis, LCSW

Psychotherapist

New York, NY

About Melanie S. 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.” Teens and young adults (ages 13-40) have special needs, including: transitioning to new life events; coping with past or present trauma/loss; managing everyday stressors (often while struggling with procrastination); and figuring out who they are and what they want in terms of education/career/family/friendships/romance. Because of the limited services in New York that address the specific needs of this population, Ms. Francis' private practice focuses on them. Ms. Francis holds undergraduate/graduate degrees from the Ivy League's University of Pennsylvania, has a Cognitive-Behavioral orientation, and uses short-term, evidence-based treatment models to inform her practice and help her clients experience relief.

Specialties

  • Psychotherapist

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Education and training

  • University of Pennsylvania, Master's in Social Work
  • University of Pennsylvania (Bachelor's)

Professional memberships

  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, New York Chapter
  • National Association of Social Workers

Awards and publications

  • Verified by Psychology Today
  • Invited speaker to Society for Psychotherapy Research conference
  • New York Foundling Hospital's 2010 "Employee of the Year"

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1639596661

Overall rating
4.9
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I've been going to her office for almost a year now, and it's really changed my life for the better. Highlyrecommend!
I've been going to her office for almost a year now, and it's really changed my life for the better. Highly recommend!
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Melanie S. Francis's office location

Melanie S. Francis, LCSW

116 W 23rd St, Suite 500

New York, NY 10011

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I've been going to her office for almost a year now, and it's really changed my life for the better. Highly recommend!

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Visiting with Melanie was very helpful. It motivated me to reach my goals.

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