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Therapist in Evanston, Illinois,
Carissa Francisco, LPC

Provider Type: Therapist

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 0-65+

Therapist in Evanston, Illinois, Carissa Francisco, LPC

Carissa Francisco, LPC

Carissa Francisco works with clients to create a safe and collaborative therapeutic environment. Carissa’s goal in working with clients is to aid in their therapeutic process and recovery by assisting in the healing of relationship wounds or other personally identified goals.

Carissa works with children and teens to identify their emotions and understand their behaviors. In her work with couples, Carissa aims to stay neutral to the relationship. Utilizing in-session exercises, clients will learn self awareness as it pertains to their relationship.

Carissa utilizes a trauma-informed approach that is person-centered and solution-focused. Carissa integrate emotionally-focused therapy (EFT), solution-focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Carissa pulls from various techniques to aid in your care from a holistic perspective.
Carissa has worked with couples, families, and individuals from diverse backgrounds and life experiences that have experienced parenting/co-parenting and family issues, interpersonal conflict, grief and loss, crisis, and depression and anxiety.

Seeking therapeutic help is a courageous first step to your (recovery.)

Treatment Areas

  • Abuse/Domestic Violence
  • Alcohol & Drug Use Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Cultural/Racial/Ethnic Issues
  • Depression
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Therapy

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Meritain
  • Aetna Signature
  • Aetna State of IL plan
  • Aetna Student Health
  • AMITA Pathways BCBS HMO
  • BCBS
  • BCBS Academic Blue Student Health Plan
  • BCBS Blue Choice Options
  • BCBS Blue Choice Preferred
  • BCBS Labor Fund/Union Plans
  • BCBSPPO/BlueChoiceOpt/ProfBlue/BlueChoicePreferred
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Beacon/Emblem/NYEmpire/UniCareState/ProvidencePlan
  • Consociate Health
  • Duly (DMG) BCBS HMO
  • Duly (DuPage Medical Group) BCBS HMO
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Comm
  • Health Alliance Commercial/ StateIL
  • HealthLink
  • HealthLink / Unicare
  • HFN
  • HFN Network Solutions/ZELIS
  • HFN/ZELIS/Stratose/Plan Care/CoalitionAmerica
  • Humana
  • HUMANA / Choice Care
  • Live360
  • Live360 Health Plan
  • Live360/MedAssocHealth/PrefHealthChoices
  • Multi Plan
  • Multiplan-PHCS
  • Optum (United/UBH/Oxford/UHC)
  • Optum All Savers
  • Optum Golden Rule
  • Optum Oxford Health
  • Optum UHC Student Insurance
  • Optum VA CNN
  • Optum/United Health
  • Oxford
  • United
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health (United Healthcare)
  • United Behavioral Health/Optum
  • United Health Care/UBH


  • English



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