Dr. John V. Farrar
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Who Knew? The Source of Insecurities

Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. Shakespeare Measure for Measure Who Knew? The Source of Insecurities Imagine that you are in the midst of an important interview or are making an important class or business...

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“Don’t compare yourself to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.” Anonymous Look Bravely into the Mirror! One of the first challengers to the theories and methods of Sigmund Freud was Alfred Adler. Freud, a man of...

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No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.  -Theodore Roosevelt Who Are the Really Smart People? Today’s newsletter explores a topic which was discussed in these blogs within snowmantherapy.com. over three years ago. It focused on the concept...

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Are You Really Sacrificing?

The world is changed by your deeds, not by your opinion. - Paul Coelho I had the opportunity to attend a fundraiser today to benefit aging veterans as part of an organization called “Honor Flight.” Honor Flight’s funds allow the organization to take veterans to...

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Poise: the ability to be ill at ease inconspicuously. Earl Wilson   “If You Can Keep Your Head….” Like many sports-minded Americans, last month, I began Sunday TV viewing early to witness the final round of golf’s British Open. Since two Americans golfers were the...

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What Will Your Legacy Look like?

All good men and women must take responsibility to create legacies that will take the next generation to a level we could only imagine.”—Jim Rohn I returned home yesterday from an experience, which I can only describe as “bittersweet.” Two weeks ago, my mother-in-law...

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  It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.  Aristotle As most of my readers know, the opening and closing quotes in my newsletters amplify or comment upon the main body’s content without being the subject of the...

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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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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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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.

Call him today to schedule a workshop or seminar for you or your organization.

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