Ms. Francine Cochis

EMDR Certified Therapist

Education & Experience

Penn State University- 1989 BS, Individual and Family Studies; Case Western Reserve University- 1996 MSSA; extensive training in trauma and attachment; LGBTQ issues; complex trauma; Certification as a Sexual Offender Treatment Specialist and completes sexual offender evaluations for Juvenile Probation; Assessment and treatment recommendations regarding Level of Care for adolescents with substance abuse issues; Experience in working in the Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, and Community Mental Health systems, Inpatient child and adolescent mental health as a therapist; school based therapist; outpatient/private practice therapist; Conducts training to Juvenile Detention Staff regarding the Prison Rape Elimination Act and Suicide Prevention. Provision of outpatient treatment to individuals, youth and families that have a variety of mental health, trauma and attachment, and/or LGBTQ issues.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Member of NASW, Penn State Alumni Association

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealth

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