While I have seen individuals and families from many diverse populations and for a large
number of presenting problems, my passion is working with people who are in some sort of transition, change or period of growth.
My theoretical orientation is Eclectic, meaning I use interventions from a number of theories, but I primarily
follow an Existential and Humanistic perspective. This is not only how I work as a therapist, but how I view the world as
In addition to my Clinical Training which has included many years of supervised training and education,
I have been a School Counselor for almost 20 years; this work has helped me to understand the sometimes-delicate interplay
between personal challenges and academic realities.
I bring my own life experiences to this work. My sense is that a therapist benefits from having personal experiences and living
through the ups and downs which life has to offer. My own life experiences include being a musician and songwriter with
six albums to my credit as well as spending a year of my life walking across the country with a group of 80 people.
As the father of two children, and being in a committed relationship with my wife, I have an understanding of family dynamics
which goes beyond my formal training. I have also been a client in therapy and understand this work from that point
Ultimately, this work is my passion and for this reason, I thank you for visiting my site. Please
feel free to contact me with any comments or questions.
David Franklin, MFT,
License No. MFC38755.
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