Elissa  May Franklin
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Elissa May Franklin


Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Practice: Revive Therapeutic Services
Rhode Island Accepting Online
College Hill Not Accepting In-person
Updated May 23, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Professional statement

Elissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Rhode Island. Elissa believe's in trust, authenticity, and respect as the basis to the therapeutic relationship. Elissa is passionate about providing a safe and supportive place for clients to heal, grow, and develop awareness of thoughts and emotions for deeper personal understanding.

Elissa has experience working with survivors of sexual and domestic violence as well as youth and young adults living with depression, anxiety, PTSD and other mental health conditions.

Elissa brings with her extensive background supporting individuals and families across a wide range of settings. She is a compassionate listener, deeply empathetic and creates an atmosphere where clients feel respected relaxed and introspective.

Message to clients

Welcome, I'm glad you are here!

You have made the first step; now lets connect. There are times in our life when we might feel overwhelmed, confused, unheard when trying to manage daily stressors. Therapy is a journey I can help embark upon. I have worked with clients with issues ranging from anxiety, depression, grief and loss, major life transitions, PTSD, ADHD, and chronic pain; as well as child/parent struggles using empathy, empowerment and non judge-mental support.


ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Domestic violence - Caring support along the pathway to safety, wellbeing, and healing for those surviving a partner’s abusive attempts to control one’s thoughts, beliefs, and actions

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past


  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Young adults (18-24)


  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Providence College Student Health Insurance (Cigna)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed


Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am-6pm
  • Tue 9am-6pm
  • Wed 9am-6pm
  • Thu 9am-6pm
  • Fri 9am-6pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

College Hill practice
382 Thayer St, lower level , Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9-6pm
  • Tue 9-6pm
  • Wed 9-6pm
  • Thu 9-6pm
  • Fri 9-6pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Revive Therapeutic Services , therapist , 2021 - Present
Providence Center , therapist , 2021 - 2023

Boston University , MSW , 2020


Rhode Island: CSW02563