Last edited 12/11/2023

Carissa Francisco LPC

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Carissa Francisco Licensed Professional Counselor

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

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.




LGBTQIA related issues

General Expertise



Relationship Issues


Bipolar disorder

Child mental health

Fertility Issues

LGBTQIA related issues

In-Network Insurance



Duly Health and Care DuPage


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Medication Management

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Marriage and Family Therapy


  • Illinois, Licensed Professional Counselor, 178016420


Northeastern IL University

Online Therapy

Office at 1007 Church Street, Evanston, IL

Frequently Asked Questions About Carissa Francisco, LPC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Carissa Francisco, LPC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Carissa Francisco accepting new clients?

Yes, Carissa Francisco is accepting new clients for online therapy in Illinois and in-person appointments at 1007 Church Street, Suite 312, Evanston, IL, 60201.

Does Carissa Francisco accept insurance?

Yes, Carissa Francisco accepts insurance, including Aetna, ComPsych and Duly Health and Care DuPage.

Does Carissa Francisco offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Carissa Francisco offers in-person appointments at 1007 Church Street, Suite 312, Evanston, IL, 60201.

Does Carissa Francisco offer online therapy?

Yes, Carissa Francisco offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Illinois.

How quickly can I see Carissa Francisco?

Carissa Francisco typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Carissa Francisco speak?

Carissa Francisco conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Carissa Francisco online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Carissa Francisco online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.