Sonya  Farrell
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Sonya Farrell


Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Master of Social Work, MSW Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
New York Accepting Online
Brooklyn Waitlist In-person
Updated January 9, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Hoarding
  • Emotion regulation
  • Eating disorders & disordered eating

Professional statement

Congratulations on taking steps to feel better! Today, most of us need support - we reach for certainty in uncertain times. If you want to overcome obstacles, negative thought patterns, and maladaptive behaviors; I"d like to help you find your inner voice and create a life you love. In my role as a DBT psychotherapist, I support you to process thoughts, feelings, sensations to effectively respond wisely keeping in mind your goals, values and principles.

I offer individual Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) for adults, adolescents and DBT skills groups. I specialize depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD and self-harming behaviors. Currently pursuing DBT-Linehan Board of Certification (DBT-LBC) and participate in weekly DBT case consultation team.

Supervised by Dr. David Abrams PhD. I am a LMSW, and graduated from Columbia University SchooI of Social Work in Advanced Clinical Practice. I truly look forward to hearing from you, please reach out for a free 15 minute consultation.

Message to clients

Thank you for visiting my profile. If my personal statement resonates with you, please visit my website, bedstuywellness.

I am a Korean-American, mother of two daughters; one in college, the other a freshman in high school I've been living in Brooklyn, NY. for 20 years, but am originally from Los Angeles, CA. I bring all my life experience, and all of the challenges I have overcome to my therapy work.

I find psychotherapy is a collaboration between the clinician and the client. If you are stuck or struggling but open to change, I am ready to help you create a vibrant life you love.

Looking forward to connecting with you.


Sonya Farrell LMSW


Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Hoarding - Developing an understanding of hoarding practices and the impulse to hoard; processing through the emotions that revolve around physical objects and setting goals to decrease this behavior

Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Sonya Farrell is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $125 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $85 - $125
  • Initial session: $125 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (60min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
  • Zelle
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • As needed


Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 8am-7pm
  • Wed 8am-7pm
  • Thu 8am-7pm
  • Fri 8am-7pm
  • Sat 8am-2pm
  • Sun Closed

Brooklyn practice
712 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11221
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9am-7pm
  • Wed 9am-7pm
  • Thu 9am-7pm
  • Fri 9am-7pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Children of Promise, NYC, Mental Health Clinician, 2019 - 2022

Columbia University School of Social Work, MSW, 2021


New York: 114310