Randi-Jo Farrell, LCSW
Randi-Jo Farrell, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#44SC05908800). She earned her Masters Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University. Randi-Jo has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in various clinical settings. Randi treats a variety of issues such as anxiety, depression, anger, school refusal, behavioral challenges, executive functioning disorders and issues specific to athletes.
Randi-Jo Farrell, uses evidence-based treatment to help clients develop coping skills and change their thoughts which leads to changes in how one feels about themselves and the world. Randi uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to create lasting change in her clients. Randi tailors her approach to each individual client to create a comfortable intervention and promote positive change in his or her lives. Randi incorporates DBT into her practice to teach people how to live in the moment, cope with stress, regulate emotions and improve relationships with others. DBT is an extremely effective intervention in treating depression, cutting, unregulated anger, and difficulty calming down (self-soothing). Randi played college basketball and works with athletes to improve their thinking and emotions. Randi works to teach athletes the coping skills that help them manage stress and improve their thoughts, in turn, improving their performance.
Randi-Jo Farrell works with parents raising “challenging” children to develop positive parenting strategies. She utilizes with the ‘Nurtured Heart Approach’, which is a relationship-focused methodology that provides parents with new strategies that are appropriate for their specific child. She understands how traditional parenting techniques intensify a situation with a child who is difficult or challenging, such as those who are diagnosed with ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, or other acting out behaviors. Randi will teach you alternative techniques to help parents develop more effective strategies