Dr. Miriam Franco, Dr. Miriam Franco, Psy.D., CMSS

Preferred Name: Miriam

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

My practice is Telehealth only. I work with individuals to improve their coping and quality of life. I integrate different therapy modalities to facilitate affective regulation. These include somatic interventions, EMDR, guided imagery, tapping and other behavioral techniques. I specialize in treating stress, anxiety, depression, chronic illness, psycho-physiologic disorders with chronic pain, health trauma, PTSD, phobias, developmental traumas, relationship issues, traumatic grief and loss and coping with MS and other autoimmune disorders.

Education & Experience

MSW: Smith Graduate School of Social Work Psy.D.: Immaculata University Graduate School of Psychology Certified MS Specialist: Consortium of MS Centers Certified Guided Imagery: Beyond Ordinary Nursinhg Organization Attachment Focused EMDR: Laura Parnell Institute

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Consortium of MS Centers (CMSC), Institute for Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia (IRPP), International Association of Relational Psychotherapy Psychoanalysis (IARPP), PA Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (PSPP). PSYPACT, Psychology Interjurisdicitonal Compact

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Seniors


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Highmark
  • Sliding Scale