Sharea Farmer, LCSW
About the instructor
Sharea is a licensed clinical social worker with years of success in helping clients recover from anxiety, depression and low self-esteem. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings where she received specialized training in the following therapeutic practices: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Theory, Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
For the past three years, Sharea has worked in a practice setting catering to mostly (but not exclusively) Black women, couples and adolescents. Sharea is also a highly skilled Small and Non-Profit Business consultant. Through her skill building small businesses, she has a 100% success rate in helping individual’s realize their dream of starting or expanding their business.
Sharea’s work is delivered through individual sessions, family/couples session, group therapy and workshops focused on helping people navigate through wellness, identity, life transitions and complicated situations. Her empowerment approach focuses on helping people identify and bring out their distinctive strengths while overcoming barriers to happiness and success. Her goal is to help client's create a quality life filled with purpose and self-love. Sharea encourages clients to embrace the concept that our wellness and happiness lies within our control.
Sharea received a BA degree in Sociology from Rider University and a Master’s of Social Work with a concentration of mental health, health and aging from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Sharea is also currently an adjunct professor at Rutgers in their graduate level social work department where she teaches: Program Development and Strategic Planning, Direct Clinical Practice with Adolescents/Children, and Diversity and Oppression.
LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS
Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the States of New Jersey #44SC05650200
Mental Health First Aid Instructor (National Instructor Certification)
The Black Woman’s Weekly Journal to Mastering the Art of Caring for You! Discover practical ways to nurture and love you! Create: Weekly Self Care List Affirmation Goals and Intentions.
This Course is intended to help you get started and learn techniques that help you to both create and maintain a healthy self-care routine. Sharea will give you 5 weeks worth of tools that go along with The Black Woman’s Weekly Journal to Mastering the Art of Caring for You! This 5 weeks is a great opportunity to reset and see the importance of creating healthy routine. Also if you don't have the journal you can use a notebook or blank journal to still follow alone.
5 Week Starter Course!
Week One: How do I get started?
Week Two: How do I stay Motivated?
Week Three: How do I find the Time?
Week Four: How can I afford to keep this up?
Week Five: I am Worthy!
**Note that this course is intended to go along with Sharea's The Black Woman’s Weekly Journal to Mastering the Art of Caring for You!; if you purchase the journal before June 1, 2019 this course is yours for free! If not no worries this course is still an awesome starter to your success in caring for you!