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Francesca Caponi, LCSW, C-DBT

Francesca Caponi, LCSW, C-DBT Photo

Provider Type: Social Worker

  • Licensed Master Social Worker


General Summary

Francesca Caponi is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the social work profession for over eight years. Francesca holds specialized experience in the medical field, providing integrated behavioral health and psychosocial support for clinics and hospitals. Therapeutically, Francesca specializes in Oncosexology and supports a range of mental health diagnosis associated with cancer including: depression, anxiety, intimacy, adjustment, and guilt; as well as help in navigating the complex resource needs patients might encounter in their treatment journey.


  • Master of Science in Social Work
    Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
  • Bachelor of Science in Social and Behavioral Studies
    George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon

Accolades & Memberships


  • Association of Oncology Social Work, AOSW (current)
  • American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists, AASECT (current)
  • National Association of Social Work, NASW (current)
  • Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care, Portland State University (2019)

Other Information

Francesca is an emigrant from Rome, Italy and a proud ‘Oregonian’. Melding the cultural differences in her own experiences, Francesca is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment that takes into account intersectionality and promotes patient autonomy at the forefront of her practice. Previous work includes palliative and hospice social work, acute mental health diagnosis and treatment, and long-term psychotherapy to name a few. Francesca is also a mother, wife, sister, and outdoor enthusiast. She takes care of herself by being active, spending time with family, creating art, or disappearing into a good book.