Chiara Franco, MFT

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

I deeply believe we all have strengths and ability to overcome adversity. Sometimes life presents us with experiences, challenges and transitions that alter the view we have of ourselves. Sometimes we have the feeling that we’ve tried everything to get better, but instead we keep repeating patterns and behaviors we know hurts us and can hurt those around us.

Chiara Franco, MFT


Professional Credentials

Licenses & Certifications

  • Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #129424
  • MA Marriage and Family Therapy, Alliant International University(San Diego, US)
  • BA Psychology, La Sapienza University (Rome, Italy)

education background

  • 4-Day Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy, Center for Emotionally Focused 
  • Therapy (Los Angeles, US)
  • Postgraduate’s Degree in Strategic Brief Therapy, Gestalt Institute (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Criminality and Behavior Deviation Psychology, Europe Center of Investigation and Criminology (Rome, Italy)

Professional Experience

  • Over nine years of international experience working in the mental health field


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian
I have over nine years of international experience working with culturally and clinically diverse populations, focusing on women, families, couples, children and youths. Multilingual, with fluency in English, Spanish, and Italian, I specialize working with domestic violence issues, trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, communication difficulties, school/academic issues, developmental disabilities, and self-esteem needs I work from a strengths based, and collaborative perspective, incorporating art and play therapy to help express emotions and dive deep.
My goal is to create a safe place where you can feel seen, heard and valued. You have everything you need in yourself to put yourself in track and grow. I’m here to work with you as a team and help you see it.


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