1981 - to date
Clinician in private practice in Felton, CA providing individual, couples, group and family therapy.
1983 - to date
Group Therapy. Couples, Relationship, Codependency recovery, work addition, and compulsive overeating.
1995 - to date
Enneagram training. Dr. Franklin utilizes the Enneagram in Individual, Couples and Group therapies and teaches the Enneagram in these settings as well as in seminars.
2009 - to date
Collaboration Arbitration Mediation Professionals (CAMP). Psychologist coach, case coordinator, and parenting coach.
2006 - to date
Mediation Coach. Served as Psychologist Mediator in numerous cases, reducing conflict and maintaining focus upon the common good and an approach to the marriage dissolution that is fair to both parties.
2004 - 2009
Collaborative Practice of Santa Cruz. Psychologist Coach and Case Coordinator
Center for Early Education: Taught courses in counseling to psychology teacher faculty.
Associate Professor at UCLA. Taught courses in Object Relations, Working with Exceptional Children, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology and Psychology 101.
Pepperdine University. Taught courses in Working with the Special Needs Families and Developmental Psychology.
UCLA Wellness Center: provided individual and group therapy for compulsive over eaters. Treatment modalities included Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, exercise and nutrition education.
1978 - 1979
Los Angeles Children’s Hospital: Post-Doctoral Fellowship as a clinician in the Psycho-Social department. Job responsibilities included individual therapy, hypno-therapy, and family therapy with children diagnosed with cancer.
1974 - 1978
1973 - 1974
Certifications and Training:
Mediation Training Intensive Mediation Training Program, 2004
Co-parenting and Child Coordination Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, 2009
Collaborative Divorce Training Collaborative Practice in Divorce, 2005; Skills for Effective Communication and Collaboration, 2007
Imago Relationship Trainer Certification Institute for Relationship Therapy, 1992
Moral Development Training Harvard University Psychology Department; participated in cognitive Behavioral Therapy groups and developed curriculum
Ph.D. UCLA, 1979
M.A. University of Texas at Austin, 1973
B.S. University of Texas at Austin, 1972
Dr. Franklin has participated in hundreds of hours of continuing education in recent years covering a wide range of topics including: substance abuse, end of life issues, eating disorders, family therapy, divorce mediation, co-parenting, collaborative divorce and other topics.