Your Knowledgeable Connection to Relationship Success
Types of Services Offered
Individual/Conjoint EAP Sessions
Personal Growth Seminars
Critical Incident Responder
Mental Health Neutral/Collaborative Law
Intelligent approaches to complex situations.
Mary E Franz LCSW,CEAP
Ms. Franz grew up in the Midwest and completed her undergraduate degree in social work at Tabor College.
Graduating with her Masters in Social Work from the University of Kansas in 1980, Ms. Franz came to
Houston in 1985 because she was chosen to receive the prestigious Postgraduate Fellowship in Clinical
Social Work from the Department of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine. As the Social Work Fellow,
Ms. Franz was introduced to the diverse professional opportunities in the Texas Medical Center as well as
the wider Houston Metropolitan Area. Texas became her new home.
n her independent business, Ms. Franz provides services for individuals, couples and business groups
including several major Employee Assistance Programs servicing employees at leading oil gas and
manufacturing industries, engineering corporations, business owners, as well as county, state and
federal government branches. Her breadth and depth of experiences as a mental health
professional brings a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to her role as a Mental Health Neutral
in Collaborative Law Teams.
Ms. Franz develops bridges between people by establishing safe, trusting, and responsive environments
~where all people can learn. She has developed and facilitated interactive programs on communication,
relationship building, discovering interpersonal styles, coping with stress, managing conflict, life/work
balance, grief and coupling strategies. Additionally, she is a part of a Critical Incident Stress
Management Team which is available to provide appropriate crisis intervention throughout Houston.I
With over 34 years as a professional, Ms. Franz brings a depth of knowledge, understanding and emotional intelligence to her psychotherapy, consulting and coaching relationships. Her experiences as a manager, supervisor, academic/clinical faculty and psychotherapist included positions with the Sedgwick County Health Department, Rainbow's United, Tabor College, Baylor College of Medicine, Ben Taub Hospital, Rosewood Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center, Riceland MHMRA Emergency Screening and several EAP (Employee Assistance Programs).
Ms. Franz's Distinguished Accomplishments and Associations Include:
Assistant Professor~ Tabor College
Clinical Assistant Professor~ Baylor Psychiatry Clinic/Baylor College of Medicine
Licensed Clinical Social Worker~ State of Texas (LCSW)
Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP)
Employee Assistance Professional Association (EAPA)
Collaborative Law Training~ CLI-TX
Critical Incident Responder
International Coaching Federation (ICF)