​Francis & Associates, PC opened its doors in March 1994 as a small, for profit, minority and woman owned mental health practice located in Washington, DC. We specialize in providing therapeutic services for children, individuals, groups and families. We also provide expert technical consultation and evaluation services to federal, state, and local governmental agencies in a variety of human service endeavors. Providing culturally relevant and innovative clinical treatment modalities and high quality task-centered training to meet the needs of our clientele are the primary goals of Francis & Associates’ commitment of excellence to our clientele.

July 25th is Self-Care Month

Self-care is the proactive act of taking care of and honoring your body, mind, and spirit.

Coping With Stress

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on our lives. Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful, overwhelming, and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Public health actions, such as social distancing, are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but they can make us feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety.


“The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”

Mark Twain


suffers because men are less likely than women to seek help for depression, substance abuse and stressful life events due to these three factors — social norms, reluctance to talk, and downplaying their symptoms. According to Mental Health America, Six million males suffer from depression each year.  Read more

Stress Awareness Month

Stress can be debilitating, and it can cause and/or aggravate health problems. And since stress is a normal part of human existence — nobody is immune to it — it’s important to arm ourselves with knowledge so that we recognize when stress rears its ugly head. (Amazingly, we don’t always notice it’s happening to us.) Stress Awareness Month happens each April. It’s important to learn some strategies for coping with this particular silent scourge. You’ve come to the right place for that. Let’s get started! Read More…

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