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

Preferred Name: Miriam

EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

My practice is virtual 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 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).

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)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Seniors

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Highmark
  • Magellan Health
  • Sliding Scale