Monica A. Farrar, LMHC, CASAC, CRC

Behavioral Health

Why did you decide to go into medicine?

To help people become their best selves

When I'm not working, you can find me:

Spending time with my husband and three children

Favorite/most memorable patient moment:

Receiving a note from a patient thanking me for believing in him

To me, treating people well means:

Treating patients as if they were family

Member of BMG since:



Advanced Certificate Mental Health Counseling from the State University of New York at Buffalo; Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling with CRC Certification from State University of Buffalo; Bachelor of Science in Sociology & Psychology from Springfield College


Credentialed Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC); Certified Recovery Peer Advocate; Certified Addiction Recovery Coach/Trainer; Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC)


Member of the New York Mental Health Counselors Association; Former Board member of S.E.R.V Niagara; Former Member of the Amherst Drug Task Force