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Meet Dr. Shana Franklin, PhD

Dr. Shana Franklin, PhD
Highland Park Virtual Wilmette

Dr. Franklin completed her undergraduate degree at Harvard where she graduated with honors in Psychology and played four years of Division I basketball. She received advanced doctoral training at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she graduated with a PhD in Psychology. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, OCD, and Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRB).

Dr. Franklin utilizes empirically supported interventions including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Habit Reversal Training (HRT), Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She provides compassionate care, empathy, and support while tailoring treatment to meet the unique needs of the individual.

Dr. Franklin has provided exceptional care for our daughter and has not only assisted her through a challenging time, but has provided her with skills that she will utilize for a lifetime.

— LOA Patient


University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology

Harvard University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

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