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Franci Smith, LMFT

Franci Smith, LMFT

she/her

Licensed in CA #49571
Insurances Accepted: Aetna, Cigna/Evernorth, Blue Shield of CA
I work collaboratively with you to create a treatment plan that is uniquely tailored to your therapy goals.

My Therapy Style

I am an experienced therapist with a compassionate and nonjudgmental approach. I have extensive experience using evidence-based practices. I use these techniques to help you evaluate and work through difficult issues and behaviors that may be keeping you from moving forward. I work collaboratively with you to create a treatment plan that is uniquely tailored to your therapy goals. I believe that the most effective therapy combines nurturing support, concrete tools, and a results-oriented approach. I specialize in helping individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, and relationship issues.

Education & Training

MS - Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy Option, California State University, East Bay

Get to Know Me

What are your interests outside of work?

My interests outside of work include spending time with family and friends, boating, traveling, and reading books.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

Daily journaling supports my mental health and emotional well-being.

What book have you read more than once?

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself — Kristen Neff, PhD. This is a great book that provides valuable insight about how to be more kind and compassionate towards oneself.

How do you recharge?

I recharge by exercising and listening to music.