Intake Specialist + Milieu Therapist
Uses She/Her pronouns
Fran is a licensed clinical social worker in Washington state (SWIA.SC.61071007). She received her Bachelor of Science degrees in Family and Child Sciences and Exercise Science from Florida State University. Following undergraduate school, Fran attended the University of Washington to earn a Master of Social Work with a concentration in mental health. She has engaged in a variety of professional roles centered on crisis intervention and acute psychiatric care. These settings include inpatient and partial hospitalization, emergency department behavioral health, youth homelessness prevention, and telephonic crisis counseling. Fran embraces cultural humility in her work with others, honoring that clients are not only the true experts of their lives but should be regarded in the context of a multifaceted environment. Outside of Opal, you can find Fran hiking, hanging out at Greenlake, playing with her dog, exploring Seattle’s restaurant scene, or watching reruns of the Great British Bake Off.