Sonya Farrell, Therapist in Brooklyn, New York — Zencare
Sonya  Farrell
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Sonya Farrell


Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW Master of Social Work, MSW
New York Accepting Online
Brooklyn Accepting In-person
Updated July 2, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

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

Professional statement

Sonya Farrell LMSW is a Mental Health Therapist using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Theory, Motivational Interview and Mindfulness Therapy to intuitively support clients in reaching their goals. In her work with families impacted by mass incarceration, she gained specialized experienced with parents/caregivers with adolescents/teens. She takes a family systems approach to trauma, substance use, and emotion dysregulation issues.

In a warm, empathic space (both in person and/or using telehealth platforms) she works with each individual to overcome obstacles, negative thought patterns, and maladaptive behaviors. Using interventions and modalities specific to each client, she assists in processing thoughts and feelings, identify and untangle issues to find their inner strength and voice.

Supervised by Dr. David Abrams PhD (License #00527). she has earned her LMSW, and graduated from Columbia University SchooI of Social Work in Advanced Clinical Practice for her MSW. She is currently in training and pursuing the DBT-Linehan Board Certification.

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: $100 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $85 - $100
  • Initial session: $125 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $150 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
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 in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9am-4pm
  • Wed 9am-4pm
  • Thu 9am-4pm
  • Fri 9am-4pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

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

Columbia University School of Social Work, MSW, 2021


New York: 114310