Frances received her undergraduate degree in fine art/art history at Columbia before going on to study counseling at Cal State, Fullerton. Her approach to therapy draws from her creative background, integrating expressive arts with psychodynamic analysis. She is passionate about art therapy as an effective tool to help clients process their experiences. Francis also has a special interest in trauma, which she discovered while doing her practicum at the Child and Youth Behavioral Health Agency in OC. Along with addressing trauma with art therapy, Francis is trained in EMDR.