James Farrat, LCSW is dedicated to helping people lead happier and healthier lives. He works with individuals of all ages, supporting them in coping with anxiety, depression, and other life stressors. He has extensive experience working with fatherhood and parenting difficulties, anger management issues, and PTSD. He also specializes in working with individuals experiencing bullying or struggles with cultural identity.
He helps individuals develop a healthy sense of self by creating a non-judgmental and affirming environment where healing is created collaboratively. His approach to therapy employs a psychodynamic background that is compassionate and supportive. He also incorporates practical methods such as cognitive behavioral/dialectical behavior therapy and motivational interviewing techniques that help clients make real and long lasting change.
He completed his undergraduate degree at Hunter College of the City of New York and his Master of Social Work Degree at the Silberman School of Social Work.
Trainings and Certifications:
- Psychodynamic Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders
- Adapting Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Everyday Clinical Needs