Francine is married to a retired US Service member, and a mother of two. She has lived, worked, and traveled throughout the United States and various international countries.
She has been a speaker on topics including stress management, anxiety and depression symptoms, military transitions, and EMDR therapy, a coach for initial EMDR training with EMDR Consulting Group, LLC, and a Consultant for trained EMDR seeking Certification or EMDR Coaches in Training.
Francine has been fully trained by the
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.
She is the co-creator of a monthly therapist supervision group in the Pittsburgh PA region, an active in various professional counseling groups.
Francine has made it her mission to continue to learn beyond the expectations of her licensing board's requirements with enthusiasm, to provide highly researched counseling skills.
She is an active member with:
EMDR International (EMDRIA), the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), the American Counseling Association(ACA), and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC); are all highly respected Associations in the Counseling field.