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Longboard Therapy: Andy “La Máquina” Andras and the 3-Step Process

Published December 30th, 2015 by Admin

Learn more about Andy “La Máquina” Andras, the Guinness World Record holder for 24 hour distance longboarding, and the 3-Step Process.

Isaac Farin Featured in Concrete Wave Magazine

Published February 3rd, 2017 by Admin

Longboard Therapy: A Relational Utilization of the Mind-Body Connection. By Isaac Farin, Ph.D., LMFT.

 

Isaac Farin Featured in Blood Sweat & Cheers

Published April 23rd, 2014 by Admin

From getting overly upset at the Starbuck's guy who got your name wrong again, to cursing off slow walkers, the truth is we could all probably use a little therapy. And if long runs and wine coolers aren't doing it for you, we found a new coping mechanism you can hop aboard: Longboard TherapyTM

Isaac Farin Featured in redbook Magazine

Published October 2nd, 2013 by Admin

When Isaac Farin, a marriage and family therapist in North Miami Beach, FL, started skateboarding on a longboard (a long skateboard with wide wheels) in parks for fun, he found it to be an incredible outlet for stress relief.

Isaac Farin Featured in Concrete Wave Magazine V2

Published October 7th, 2013 by Admin

During a recent interview for the Miami Herald, I was asked if longboarding without the "therapy" component would be just as effective for my clients. As a therapist, I naturally answered "No," because there is much more involved in a Longboard TherapyTM session

Isaac Farin Featured in NSU SHARKBYTES

Published October 21st, 2013 by Admin

Isaac Farin, M.S., LMFT, a doctoral student in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), uses his concept of “Longboard TherapyTM,” developed with Jonathan Strauss, the founder of the International Distance Skateboard Association, to provide an additional dimension to his Solution Informed Mindfulness Therapy (SIMT).

Isaac Farin Featured in Concrete Wave Magazine V3

Published November 19th, 2013 by Admin

A few months ago, following the publication of an article in the Miami Herald about longboard therapyTM, I received an email from Josh asper, a longtime pro skater from San Diego, Calif. In it he shared his intrigue with the idea of longboard therapyTM and thanks me for the work I do as a therapist.

Isaac Farin Featured in Concrete Wave Magazine V12

Published January 22nd, 2014 by Admin

When I first received a call from Alexis' mother, I had no idea if Longboard TherapyTM would be the most therapeutic option for her. Alexis was 22 years old and already had two open-heart surgeries. Her mother described her as having fears and phobias, anxiety, intruding thoughts, obsessive-compulsive behaviors and a major fear of illness.

Isaac Farin Featured on About.com

Published March 19th, 2014 by Admin

When I first read Isaac Farin's seven simple and quick ways to enhance your marriage, I thought "Yes!" I especially like that he put putting yourself first, first.

Isaac Farin Featured on RadioMD - Longboard TherapyTM

Published August 15th, 2013 by Admin

In 2012, Isaac Farin developed the concept of "longboard therapyTM" in which he utilizes the sport of longboard skating with some of his clients.

Longboard TherapyTM articles and interviews have been published for Concrete Wave, the Miami Herald, AXS skate magazine, local NPR, and the local Miami channel 7 news.

He joins Dr. Mike to discuss this unique “solution-focused” approach to overcoming difficult life challenges.

Isaac Farin Featured on WSVN Channel 7 News - Wheels in Motion

Published August 7th, 2013 by Admin

A lot of kids like skateboarding but for some, it's more than just fun and games. One local therapist is making breakthroughs with his Therapy on Wheels. Check it out, in tonight's Parent to Parent.

Isaac Farin Featured in Big Blended Family

Published July 3rd, 2013 by Admin

Miami-based Marriage and Family Therapist Isaac Farin, who counsels families impacted by divorce, offered these wise words to our reader...

Isaac Farin Therapy Featured on NPR for Longboard TherapyTM

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

Move over, Freud. Your couch is being replaced by a piece of wood on wheels.

On the shady slopes of pavement in Greynolds Park in North Miami Beach, a therapy counseling session is in progress.

Once a week, amid the sprawling canopies of hardwood hammocks and mangrove forests, patients sort through emotions — while pushing on a longboard skateboard.

Longboard TherapyTM Featured in Concrete Wave Magazine

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

It all began one night in 2012 at the Soho Beach House hotel in Miami Beach, Fla. I was at a gathering for a friend's engagement when I overheard Joner Strauss talking with a bunch of our mutual friends about his most recent project. I initially tuned out the conversation because I assumed he was talking about another Board-Up Wakeboarding event, which I had attended in the past...

Isaac Farin Therapy Featured in Aced Magazine

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

Is There a Cure for the Summertime Blues?

Many people look forward to the summertime for various reasons. Some people like to bake in the sun, others like to take vacations and the rest of us may just be happy to get away from the cold weather for a little while. Not everyone loves this fun-in-the-sun season however. Some people really do experience the summertime blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can strike anyone in any season for different reasons. The cause may be as simple as an anxiety centering around how one might look in a swimsuit down at the beach … self esteem issues are really not that simple however...

Isaac Farin Therapy Mind & Body Change Retreat

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

Safari Surf has partnered with Isaac Farin Therapy to present the Mind & Body Change Retreat in Nosara Costa Rica – December 3-10, 2013.

Isaac Farin Featured in Breslev.co.il

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

The world is changing so rapidly. Every day, banner headlines cry out another potentially earth-shaking crisis; Syria is about to go war with Turkey; El Qaida terrorists are now firing at the southern Negev from Egypt; radical Islam continues to make headway and we seem to be in a stalemate with Iran. No one knows what’s in store for the morrow.

Skating into Solutions: Isaac Farin Therapy Introduces Longboard TherapyTM

Published July 20th, 2013 by Admin

Longboard TherapyTM combines psychotherapy and action-sport for new innovative way to create change.

Isaac Farin Featured in The Miami Herald - Longboard TherapyTM

Published July 14th, 2013 by Admin

Move over, Freud. Your couch is being replaced by a piece of wood on wheels.

On the shady slopes of pavement in Greynolds Park in North Miami Beach, a therapy counseling session is in progress.

Once a week, amid the sprawling canopies of hardwood hammocks and mangrove forests, patients sort through emotions — while pushing on a longboard skateboard.

Mind and Body Retreat in Nosara, Costa Rica Offers a Variety of Activities for an Adventurous and Relaxing Getaway

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

Isaac Farin Therapy LLC. has announced a partnership with Safari Surf School to offer the innovative “Mind and Body Change Retreat” in Nosara, Costa Rica. The retreat will feature positive psychology and mindfulness/meditation lectures from Isaac Farin, paired with exotic vacation experiences coordinated by Safari Surf.

Longboard TherapyTM | AXS Longboard Retailer Magazine 2013

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

It all began one night in 2012 at the Soho Beach House hotel in Miami Beach, Fla. I was at a gathering for a friend’s engagement when I overheard Joner Strauss talking with a bunch of our mutual friends about his most recent project. I initially tuned out the conversation because I assumed he was talking about another Board-Up Wakeboarding event, which I had attended in the past...

Isaac Farin Featured in Sun Sentinel

Published July 25th, 2013 by Admin

Rabbi Lazer Brody is an author, speaker, composer and spiritual guide in Israel who has helped thousands of people and authored numerous self-help books on faith and the family.

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