Welcome to Franco Psychological Associates


We understand that the decision to seek professional help is often a difficult one that is only entered into with careful consideration. At Franco Psychological Associates every effort is made to provide the highest quality psychological care in a safe, caring environment. 

Many of our clients are referred to us by their physicians, clergy, or their insurance companies. Others learn about our services from a satisfied friend or family member. Regardless of how you have come to us, the goal at Franco Psychological Associates is to provide you with personal and effective consultation for the life problems that have led you to seek our help.

Caring Professionals Who Believe Your Welfare Comes First

We recognize that the issues facing you require prompt attention. Therefore, we make every effort to offer you an appointment with minimal delay. First, we learn about you: your situation and the reason why you contacted us. Our services are personalized to help you better understand and find solutions to your problems. All of our care is provided in a comfortable and confidential setting.

Please visit Opportunities to learn about professional employment opportunities at our practice.

Mental Health Focus

Tips, links and articles that can benefit your mental health and wellbeing!

We are pleased to welcome Caron Zell, MA, LPC to FPA. Upon completion of her Master’s in Applied Clinical Psychology from Penn State University, Caron completed Certification as a Family Based Mental Health Professional and worked for many years with children and their families on a range of issues including attachment difficulties. She then completed certification as a psychologist and thereafter, licensure as a practicing counselor. Caron brings to her individual treatment of both children and adults, a deep appreciation for the value of collaboration with local resources as she assists clients in accessing their strengths toward desired behavioral changes. (Read more)


Considering therapy and wondering what to expect?
15 Things Therapists Actually Want You to Know offers useful information to lessen fears that could get in the way of seeking help (click here to read the article).


Is it possible to break a bad habit?
Listen to Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, on TED MD explain how mindfully attending to problematic behaviors can be an effective tool for change (click here).


Featured Article: Tips for Smart Summer Parenting
We have a number of useful articles on a variety of topics written by current and past therapists at our office and located on this website under “FPA Resources.”  Review the titles and information for yourself and/or share it with a family member or friend.    



Positions for licensed professionals to provide: 
•  outpatient counseling and psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and young adults; 
•  family and marital counseling  for adults and families; and
•  drug and alcohol counseling to adolescents and adults.

Click here for more information: Opportunities