Dr. Marisa G. Franco

Dr. Marisa G. Franco is a psychologist and friendship expert. Her psychology practice and research focus on the powerful role of our communities in shaping who we are and why we flourish.

Marisa uses her expertise to advise clients and companies on how to nurture deeper connections. She believes that connections underlie everything—our health, our motivation, our work, and our sense of who we are.

Marisa has been a featured expert for major outlets like The New York Times, Psychology Today, Vice, and Bustle.

Dr. Marisa G. Franco

Friendship Flattens Hills, and Romantic Love for Friends

An Interview and Excerpt with Dr. Marisa G. Franco