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Fran Wickner, Ph.D., MFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PRIVATE PRACTICE, Albany, CA

-Multicultural practice specializing in transitions, addictions, relationship issues, divorce, step-families, parenting, job concerns, stress, depression

-Individuals, Couples, Families and Adolescents

-Presentations to corporations and professional associations

JOHN F. KENNEDY UNIVERSITY, Orinda, CA

Adjunct Faculty

-Taught Couple and Family Therapy , Brief Therapy, Couple/Family Case Seminar and Clinical Interviewing

-Supervisor of advanced standing MFT students

HAIGHT ASHBURY PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, San Francisco, CA

Supervisor

-Provided supervision and educational training for psychology interns including supervising students in the Brief Therapy Unit

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY RECOVERY CENTER, ST. MARY’S HOSPITAL, San Francisco, CA

Outpatient Director

-Oversaw hospital’s short-term outpatient program including case management, treatment plans and interfacing with the medical staff

-Responsible for intakes and assessments with potential clients

-Alcohol/drug counseling and education services to groups, families, couples and individuals

-Provide community aftercare referrals (Bay Area 12 Step programs, etc.)

WOMEN’S ALCOHOLISM CENTER, San Francisco, CA

Alcohol Counselor

-Facilitate outpatient groups for substance abusing women

PYRAMID ALTERNATIVES, Pacifica, CA

Co-director, Drug Program: Marriage and Family Therapist

-Administer all aspects of outpatient therapy program to substance abuse clientele including assessments, treatment planning and community referrals

-Provide direct counseling/prevention services to individuals, couples, families and groups

-Liaison with County Probation Department for court referred clients

-Responsible for training intern staff

HAIGHT ASHBURY FREE MEDICAL CLINIC- PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, San Francisco, CA

Intern-Therapist

-Intakes/assessments with potential clients

-Perform psychotherapy with diverse client issues such as interpersonal relationships, substance abuse, depression and anxiety

-Interface with other community agencies

W.O.M.A.N., INC. (WOMAN ORGANIZED TO MAKE ABUSE NON-EXISTANT), San Francisco, CA

Intern-Women’s Advocate/Counselor

-Crisis counseling with battered women

-Advocate with appropriate referral agencies

EDUCATION/LICENSURE

CALIFORNIA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY, San Rafael, CA (now Argosy University)
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology

UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO, San Francisco, CA
MA, Magna cum laude, Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in marriage, family and child counseling

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, New Paltz, NY
BA, Cum laude, major in Psychology, minor in Women’s Studies

UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN, Copenhagen, Denmark
Special course work in cross-cultural differences in education and the family

LICENSE: Marriage and Family Therapist, California License #MFC18676

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) www.camft.org

East Bay Chapter of CAMFT
www.eastbaytherapist.org

San Francisco Chapter of CAMFT
www.sfcamft.org

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)  www.aamft.org

Association of Family Therapists of Northern California
www.aftnc.com

PUBLICATIONS

“Closed Panels? MFCC helps therapists unlock managed care doors” AAMFT Practice Strategies.

“Keep referrals coming with these easy tips” AAMFT Practice Strategies.

“Make easy work of resumes and cover letters” AAMFT Practice Strategies.

“Please Help Me with the Family: Using Consultants as Resources in Family Therapy” book review. CAL-AAMFT News.

“101 Interventions in Family Therapy” book review, CAL-AAMFT News.

 

1350-A Solano Avenue Suite #4
Albany, CA 94706