About Dr. Isaac Farin
Dr. Isaac Farin is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of Florida. He has a Ph.D. in Family Therapy (Nova Southeastern University) and a Master’s degree in both Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (Barry University). He is a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and an Associate Member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH). Dr. Farin is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor and a State of Florida Approved Supervisor for both Marriage and Family and Mental Health Counseling Interns. Dr. Farin has contributed research on mindfulness self-care to the field of family therapy.
Dr. Farin is also a certified clinical hypnotherapist, a medical meditation consultant, stress management consultant, and a mental health clinician.
Dr. Farin's true passion in the field surrounds strength-based approaches to both individual, couples, and family therapy. He also utilizes systemic, Ericksonian therapy and hypnosis; mindfulness; and solution-focused, solution-oriented, and solution-informed approaches.
Dr. Farin has worked with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of contexts such as private practice, outpatient psychiatric centers, psychosocial rehabilitation centers, and home-based therapy visits. He is experienced in working with clients living with substance abuse issues and mental health challenges.
In the community, Dr. Farin has worked for an agency that provided in-home therapy to families in need in both the Miami Dade and Broward communities. He was a therapist conducting these visits with families and then became the supervisor for 17 therapists while maintaining responsibility for running the North Miami region. In this role, Dr. Farin gained experience as he was supervising more that 200 families and working directly with the court systems and other referral sources in the community. Dr. Farin continues to have a working relationship with Family Court Services in Miami, FL.
Dr. Farin is married to Dr. Shelley Farin who is the owner of South Florida Speech Therapy LLC. and a Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who works with various populations. Dr. Farin and Dr. Shelley Farin enjoy spending time with their family and friends. They enjoy going out of town together, being outdoors, playing sports, reading, and hanging out with their dogs.
Dr. Farin is the developer of Longboard Therapy® , in which he uses longboarding as an intervention while working with clients in an outdoor environment—making for a very dynamic and action-oriented psychotherapeutic environment.
Dr. Farin is also in development of Solution-Informed Mindfulness Therapy (SIMT).