Dr. John V. Farrar
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MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

Before seeds of missed opportunities become weeds of regret, they can be watered by “I’ll do it tomorrow.” Miraboli Today’s newsletter begins with, of all things, a math puzzle! Imagine that you are a test driver for Ford or GM. You have been given the task of driving...

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MARCH MADNESS?

The journey between what you once were who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really takes place.            Barbara DeAngelis For sports fans, March means more than the coming of Spring. It means basketball, be it at a prep or college level. School...

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THE BEST GIFT EVER!

This is not a letter but my arms about you for a brief moment. Katherine Mansfield Holidays are over. Decorations stored away. Resolutions made. We find ourselves at the start of the New Year returning to a predictable routine. Take a moment and reflect on the...

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HOW DO YOU NEED TO S-T-R-E-T-C-H?

Man’’s Mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimension. Oliver Wendell Holmes It is well documented among those who know me that I owe everything I have in life to my wife: a career, a wonderful family, a home, etc. all flow from our growth...

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WANT TO DANCE TO A DIFFERENT TUNE?

One of the classic ways of defining and describing the nature of relationships among couples, work colleagues and within family structures is the "dance metaphor." To fully appreciate it, imagine the following: You and your companion are sitting around a dance floor...

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MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

"It is not what you look at that matters. It is what you see." Thoreau As I observe the events of the day, I’m reminded of the old parable describing several blind men from India who encounter an elephant. So the story goes, each man experienced a different part of...

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NO ONE LEFT

When we were young children, one of the most offensive labels that one kid could plant on another was “tattletale.” The tattletale was the snotty brownnose who couldn’t wait to tell the teacher about some playground misdemeanor. Or it was a sibling who tattled about...

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THE YING & YANG OF THOUGHT & BELIEF

A single footstep will not make a path on the earth. So a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again.  To make a deep mental path, we need to think over and voer the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate...

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A MATTER OF VOLUME

What you do matters. You may have a profound impact on a stranger by sharing a smile or word of encouragement. Courtesy of Netflix, my wife Anita and I had the pleasure of re-watching an old classic, To Kill a Mockingbird. The Harper Lee best seller was destined to...

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Thoughts. Behaviors. Feelings. These are the three pillars of the Farrars’ approach to counseling. As a cognitive counselor, Dr. John believes our behaviors and feelings stem from our thoughts.

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Dr. John & Anita treat both adults and adolescents on topics including chemical dependency, couples and family counseling, as well as employment-related problems and issues, with emphasis on not having to use recreational or prescribed substances.

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Dump the Neanderthal, Choose Your Prime Mate

Dr. John draws upon years of experience and his work with over 300 women to identify six reasons why women choose dysfunctional and under-achieving partners.

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Dr. John is an enthusiastic and entertaining presenter, able to convey his cognitively oriented messages to audiences with a clear and entertaining style.

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