Lorraine Franco

Registered Social Worker and Adoption Practitioner

Lorraine Franco is a Child and Family Therapist and an Approved Private Adoption Practitioner.   She has over 11 years of experience providing therapy to children and adolescents and their families.  As a Family Therapist, she offers counselling services for children, adults and families specializing in:

  • Parenting strategies & behaviour management
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Aspergers
  • Cognitive Behavioural therapy with children/youth with Anxiety or Depression
  • School difficulties and advocacy within the school setting
  • Trauma assessment and treatment
  • Aggression and defiance
  • Marital/co-parenting difficulties  

As an Adoption Practitioner, she offers:

  • Homestudy Assessments for International and Domestic Adoptions
  • Post-Adoption counselling
  • Attachment focused therapy
  • Birth-Parent counselling

Lorraine absolutely loves helping families attain more joy in their relationship and overcome whatever difficulties they encounter.  Whether it is related to mental health issues, grief or loss, trauma, or learning difficulties, Lorraine has helped numerous families through complex and multi-layer situations.

Lorraine has a Masters of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University.  She is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Social Workers, a Member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers, and a Member of the Ontario Association of Private Adoption Practitioners.    


7111 Syntex Rd
L5N 8C3 Mississauga
Phone: 416-358-0290