Dr. Marisa G. Franco (she/her) is a psychologist, speaker, and connection expert. She writes for Psychology Today and has been a featured expert in major outlets like The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, and Scientific American. Her forthcoming book, signed with Penguin Random House, is called “Platonic: How to Make and Keep Friends as an Adult.”
Dr. Franco speaks about connection, belonging, community, and mental health. She has a monthly newsletter on making friends as an adult.