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Fabiana Franco, Ph.D.

Dr. Fabiana Franco is a Clinical Professor of Psychology at the George Washington University and sees clients in New York and Washington DC.

Articles by Fabiana Franco, Ph.D.:

  • C-PTSD and Eating Disorders
    19 Jan 2018

    As a relatively new and still poorly recognized concept, few people come to therapy identifying as suffering from Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD). As a rule, a diagnosis of […]

  • C-PTSD and Interpersonal Relationships
    26 Nov 2017

    As I have discussed in other articles, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) is a unique condition that is the result of suffering a series of traumatic incidents over a […]

  • The Chronically Dissatisfied: Making the Connection Between Gratitude and Well-Being
    10 Nov 2017

    It’s no secret that unhappy or sullen people tend to focus on the negative side of life. If you are dissatisfied with everything and never see the bright side, then […]

  • The Unique Features of Complex PTSD
    15 Sep 2017

    “If we could somehow end child abuse and neglect, the eight hundred pages of DSM (and the need for the easier explanations such as DSM-IV Made Easy: The Clinician’s Guide […]

  • A Step Forward in Our Understanding of C-PTSD
    29 Jun 2017

    The concept of Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, known as C-PTSD for short, was first developed in the early 1990s. As with all scientific advances, not everyone realized its importance […]