Last updated: 6/9/2020

Angela Rita-Farias, LCSW (646) 241-2063
Last Updated: 6/9/2020
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ACSW, Licensed Clinical Social Worker-R & Licensed Psychoanalyst

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

I provide services using technology which includes:  Mobile, Tele-Mental Health, it is convenient for those who are interested in doing counseling online.


"You have the Power to Change the Course of Your Life" 

I have more than 17 years of experience in the field of Mental and behavioral health. My expertise includes working with children, adolescents, parents, military, young adults, geriatrics and the disabled population, including the visually impaired and blind, as well as those with ADD/ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder, depression, anxiety, and anger management. Thank you for your consideration and I hope we can work together on your path to wellness.

Focusing on:
Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Forensic Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Pain Management Parenting Issues Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Sleep Disorders Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Academic Accommodations Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Autism Spectrum Bipolar Disorders Bullying/Harassment Dementia Developmental Disability Family Issues Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Learning Disabilities Medication Management Men's Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Runaways Self Abuse Sensory Processing Disorder Sexual Orientation Spiritual/Religious Concerns Suicidal Thoughts Tourette's Disorder Traumatic Brain Injury
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Angela Rita Farias, LCSW,PLLC
Clermont, FL 34714  

(646) 241-2063

Contact: Angela Rita Farias

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Angela Rita Farias, LCSW,PLLC
3004 Samosa Hill Circle
1 Oakwood dr
Peekskill, NY 34714  

(646) 241-2063

Contact: Angela Rita

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 2 Days
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Mobile Services (Van, etc.)
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 20

NY - LCSW-R [070978]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Certified in Psychoanalysis
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Social Work Supervisor

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $175

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicaid QMB: Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
10 minute video session
Brief Phone Consultation
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Prevention Programs

AETNA (HMO) Community Health Partners
AETNA (Open Choice) EmblemHealth
AETNA (PPO) Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Deluxe Network)
Aetna Behavioral Health Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Empire HealthChoice HMO)
AETNA Health Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Affinity Health Plan Empire Plan
Beacon Health GHI HMO
Beacon Health Options Health First Health Plans
Beacon Health Plans Health Plus (PHSP)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthfirst
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BlueChoice PPO) Hudson Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Health Options) MAGNACARE
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) MagnaHealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western NY (Community Blue - HMO of HealthNow) MVP Health Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western NY (Medicare PPO) MVP Health Plan (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western NY (Traditional Blue PPO) Neighborhood Health Partnership
Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (Medicare PPO) Neighborhood Health Providers (NHP)
Blue Shield of Northeastern NY (Traditional Blue PPO) New York Presbyterian Community Health Plan
BlueCross BlueShield of Rochester Area (PPO) Oxford Health Plans
BlueCross BlueShield of Utica-Watertown (Blue Preferred/BluePPO/BassettPlus) TRICARE
Child Health Plus - Healthfirst Well Care HMO
CIGNA HealthCare WellCare
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
Adopted Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students Diabetes Disabled Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Single Parents Step Families
AIDS/HIV+ Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Chronic Illness Corrections Officers Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Offenders/Perpetrators Suicidal Transgender Twins Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Case Management Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dream Work or Analysis Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Focusing Holistic Humanistic Integrative Medicine Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Outreach Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Other theoretical approaches:
Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Art Therapy Biofeedback Body Centered Psychotherapy Body Work (Massage, Touch Therapy) Contemplative Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dance/Movement Therapy Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Eidetic Image Therapy EMDR Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Gestalt Home Study Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Psychodrama Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) Schema Therapy Social Support Somatic Experiencing Spiritual Counseling Supervised Visitation Thought Field Therapy (TFT) Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Online Therapy Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Hindu Jewish Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Caribbean Hispanic
Arabic Armenian Asian Brazilian Haitian Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI) American Psychological Association (APA) National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW)