Bo Farrar, MSW, Supervisee in Social Work

Supervised by Tina Motley, LCSW

Bo Farrar is a dedicated clinician who possesses a deep passion for helping individuals who are struggling with addiction and various other difficulties. His personal journey of overcoming alcoholism has fueled his desire to assist others who are facing similar challenges. Bo’s commitment to assisting those in need is further evidenced by his extensive knowledge and understanding of the 12 Steps, and he firmly believes that true healing can be achieved through establishing a personal connection with Jesus Christ.

Prior to embarking on his career as a Clinical Social Worker, Bo Farrar made significant contributions as a Special Education Teacher. His teaching experience involved working with high school students who had intellectual and developmental disabilities, while also coaching football. Bo’s academic background includes a degree from Hampden-Sydney College, as well as a Master of Social Work from VCU and a M.Ed. in Special Education from George Mason University.

During his leisure time, Bo likes to engage in various activities such as CrossFit and running. He is an avid fan of college football and enjoys spending quality time with his loved ones, which includes his beloved dog, Curtis.

Christian Counseling

Bo Farrar is a devout Christian and integrates his faith into his counseling practice. He believes that spiritual growth and healing are essential components of recovery and mental health treatment.

As a Christian counselor, Bo helps clients explore their relationship with God and how it can impact their recovery and overall well-being. He also incorporates biblical principles and teachings into his therapy sessions, providing clients with a unique and holistic approach to healing.

Addiction Counseling

Bo Farrar has a deep understanding of addiction and its impact on individuals and families. He has worked with clients struggling with a variety of substance use disorders, including alcohol, drugs, and prescription medications. Bo takes a personalized approach to addiction counseling, recognizing that each individual’s journey to recovery is unique.

The 12 Steps

Bo Farrar has extensive experience in the 12-step model of recovery and has seen its effectiveness in helping individuals overcome addiction. He has facilitated 12-step meetings and has helped clients work through the steps as part of their treatment.

Bo believes that the 12 steps provide a framework for individuals to address their addiction and make positive changes in their lives. He also recognizes that the 12 steps may not be the right fit for everyone and is open to exploring alternative approaches to recovery with his clients.

Bo is a highly skilled and compassionate social worker and addiction counselor with a diverse background in mental health treatment. He is dedicated to helping individuals and families overcome addiction and achieve lasting recovery. With his unique blend of professional expertise and personal experiences, Bo is a valuable asset to the mental health and addiction treatment community.

Bo practices in the Richmond office, offering both face-to-face and telehealth Christian counseling.