Patricia A. Farrell, PhD
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Patricia A. Farrell, PhD, the author of How to Be Your Own Therapist: A
Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Competent, Confident Life, is a licensed
psychologist, researcher, educator, biographee in Who's Who in America
as well as Who's Who in the World, and was the health & science
editor for Time Warner Cable TV in New Jersey. An accomplished writer, Farrell
has been an associate editor for both King Features Syndicate and Publishers
Weekly as well as having articles published in major magazines. Farrell is
a frequent speaker at professional continuing education and information
meetings, police departments, corporations, and TV and school groups.
Accomplished in the area of counseling, medical psychology, and medical
research, Farrell combines energy, imagination, and humor in her presentations
and has appeared on major TV news shows and radio shows around the world.
Farrell received her BA in sociology/psychology from Queens College of CUNY,
and both her MA and PhD from New York University. Active in private practice as
well as serving as a police surgeon in New Jersey, Farrell has taught at the
doctoral level at two universities and is a medical consultant for the New
Jersey Division of Disability Determination of Social Security.