Wendy Carolina Franco

Carolina Franco joined Columbia Health in 2017. Prior to Columbia, she completed her internship at Maimonides Medical Center, where she later worked as a child and adolescent staff psychologist. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the CUNY Graduate Center and her B.A. in psychology and theater from the City College of NY.

Carolina’s professional interests include new American identity, innovative approaches to trauma, race and gender concerns, depression and anxiety, and addictions.


  • Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
  • B.A., Cornell University

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Licensed to practice psychology in the State of New York

Professional Experience:

  • Staff psychologist, Maimonides Medical center
  • Staff psychologist at the League school
  • Clinical Fellow, the Graduate center
  • Clinical fellow at Baruch College
  • Therapist, The Psychological Center
  • Teaching Fellow, City College/CUNY

Foreign Languages:

  • Spanish


  • American Psychological Association
  • National Latinx Psychological Association