Received an MSSW from the University of Tennessee in 1987 and fulfilled the requirements for Clinical Social Work Licensure in 1989 while working for Sam Lowy Psychiatry, a Guidance Center Affiliate. She was also the director of a multi-therapist group, “Associates in Counseling” in Murfreesboro, TN from 1995-1998. In 1996, she completed the rigorous requirements to achieve Clinical Certification from the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. In 2020, Frances added a certification in Life Coaching to her credentials. Over more than 30 years of practice, she has trained with some of the world’s most renowned therapists and continues to do so. Frances is also the director of The Relationship Center of Nashville, the umbrella organization for her workshops.