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Offering in person therapy in Southfield (Oakland County/Metro Detroit)
and telehealth therapy for all Michigan residents.

Specializing in: ADHD, Autism, Anxiety & Parenting Support

Franki Bagdade Therapy (FBT) is a solo practice, owned and operated by, Franki Bagdade M. Ed. LLMSW.


  Franki's therapeutic style is collaborative, together you will craft your therapy goals. She uses many methods in her practice including CBT,

DBT strategies, Motivational Interviewing,

ADHD/Executive Functioning Coaching, and more.


Franki specializes in ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, and Parenting Support. She offers in-person individual therapy in her Southfield (12 mile and Northwestern Highway, on the Farmigton Hills border in Oakland County) office as well as telehealth

services for all Michigan residents.


Franki is proud to be a neurodiversity-affirming therapist, with lived experience

with ADHD and Anxiety.


Franki is a proud LGBTQIA+ ally. 


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Practice FAQ

Does Franki work with children?

Franki works with children preschool age and up. The age that a child is ready to engage in therapy independently varies from child to child. Regular parent and child and parent only appointments are integral to the success of a child in therapy. 

Franki also enjoys working with teens and tweens. 

Does Franki work with adults?

Yes, Franki works with many adults in her practice from young adults navigating life after high school through adults balancing careers and parenting.

What are Franki's Fees?

2023 Fees

Initial Intake-60 minutes $200

50 minute appointment $150

30 minute appointment $100

*Additional fees may apply for family sessions

What is Franki's Background and Training?

Franki graduated from Michigan State University in 2000 with a  Bachelors in Elementary Education, in 2007 from Wayne State University with a Masters in Special Education and 2022 with a Masters in Clinical Social Work. Franki currently holds a limited license in Social Work in the state of Michigan and is under Clinical Supervision. Franki is also a certified teacher K-12 in and also owns an educational consulting and ADHD Coaching company, FAAB Consulting.

Franki has worked with children, teens and adults with disabilities and/or mental health challenges for over two decades, in the classroom, as a consultant, as an assistant camp director and so much more. In addition she provides professional development and training for educators, mental health professionals and camp staff on neurodiversity,

disability inclusion and behavior. 

In 2021 Franki published her first book, "I Love My Kids But I Don't Always Like Them!" which has won several awards.  In addition Franki enjoys freelance writing, being a guest on podcasts and the news media. You can read more about Franki's Story here.


Read about Franki's "mission" 

Read about Franki's "why"

Does Franki offer any FREE or low cost resources?

Yes! Check out Franki's FREE resource page. 

Franki's Substack blog and newsletter, The FAABlog is full of Franki's tips and tools as well as updates on events and services.  In addition The FAABulous Podcast  includes the audio version of all her most popular blogs! The audio version of her book  including bonus content and updates are now available on her subscriber podcast,

"I Love My Kids But I Don't Always Like Them Podcast!" 

Franki also enjoys freelance writing, podcast guesting, and being a guest on radio, TV news outlets. You can view her media here.

In addition you can follow Franki on her social media pages:

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