Francisca is a Bilingual Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and approved supervisor. She earned her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. She is fluent in both Spanish & English.
Francisca gained her clinical experience from school settings, psychiatric hospitals, and non-profit organizations. Most of her work has been providing therapeutic services such as individual, group, and family therapy. She has experience in providing emotional regulation and nurturing groups for ages 7-11.
Francisca works from a solution-focused, trauma informed, and family systems approach. She is EMDR trained and Theraplay Level I trained. She has provided counseling for families experiencing life transitions, cultural issues, parenting roles, attachment issues, and trauma.
Francisca provides a safe and nurturing space where she strives to approach her clients with respect, acceptance, and curiosity. She believes in meeting her clients where they are in their healing process. During sessions, Francisca helps clients explore and reflect on family patterns, roles, and strengths. She uses playful activities for positive engagement and nurturing experiences in her family sessions.
One of her favorite quotes that inspires her work: “Our children need to know that they are precious [and loved] in the sunshine and in the rain.” – by Dr. Karyn Purvis
In her free time, Francisca enjoys spending time with her husband and little one, enjoying the outdoors and play dates with friends. Yoga and long walks are her favorite hobbies.
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