Holly Farrar, MS, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Holly Farrar, MS, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has experience working with individuals of all ages providing care and support for those facing eating disorders, addiction, codependency, depression, anxiety, trauma, and more. Holly uses an integration of modalities and approaches with her clients, including ACT, DBT, and is trained in EMDR. Her goal is to help facilitate each client in increased functional wellness.

 

As an intern, Holly worked in an outpatient eating disorder IOP, assisting both adults and adolescents. After graduating from Grand Canyon University (GCU) with a Masters in Counseling, Holly began working with adolescents with eating disorders and trauma at The Meadows Ranch in 2019.  Her focus was on supporting clients and their loved ones in navigating freedom from a life impacted by anorexiabulimiabinge eating disorderARFID, and other unspecified eating disorders

 

Holly is honest and genuine in her support of recovery. Holly is as firm believer that recovery is possible for all who put in the hard work and dedication. Holly believes in meeting each client where they are at in the recovery process. Holly also enjoys working athletes and anxiety. 

Initial Assessment: $175 | 50 Min Psychotherapy Session: $150

Get To Know Holly

What advice would you give to your teenage self?


The quality of friendships and relationships gets better with age.




When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?


I wanted to be a Princess/Mechanic... Picture pink coveralls and wrenches... Today I know enough about cars to make me dangerous.




What was your first job?


I was a chemistry lab teacher's assistant.




What excites you about being a counselor?


Being a part of the recovery process!




Who would play you in a movie?


Jennifer Lawrence she is goofy, awkward and adorable!




What energizes you outside of work?


I enjoy being outside and hiking with my dog. I also enjoy horseback riding and play to return to barrel racing.




What excites you about being a counselor?


I have my bachelor's of science in Kinesiology, and dropped out of a doctorate in physical therapy to pursue counseling. I love the marriage of my bachelor's and master's in counseling. I enjoy having a clear understanding of how a person operates physically and emotionally and helping each client increase their mental success.




What are 3 things you wish clients knew before starting treatment?


1. You are worth it even if your brain is telling you otherwise. 2. You will feel things that you have been avoiding. 3. Recovery requires surrender.




What are 3 things you wish adolescent parents/partners knew before their loved one starts treatment?


1. Get your own counseling support throughout the process; this will help create lasting change in your home environment in order to best support your child/loved one. 2. Trust the process, this is a recovery of the entire family not just the identified client. 3. Take care of yourself along the way.




What led you to this career?


I was a personal trainer working in a big box gym, and began noticing the majority of my clients had experienced childhood trauma and had poor relationships with food. I wanted to help people live well, not just physically, but make sure they understood the importance of balanced living.




You’re a new addition to the crayon box. What color would you be and why?


Sparkly blue. I like blue and like to shine.




What is the one thing you are most proud of?


My integrity.




If you weren't a counselor what would you be?


An FBI agent.





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