Dr. Phoebe Farber is a psychotherapist (NYU MSW/Ph.D.) with over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health. She started her career as a social worker in the psychiatric emergency room at Bellevue Hospital. In 1997 she moved to The Adolescent Health Center at Mount Sinai Hospital where she worked with adolescents affected by HIV/AIDS. She is currently in private practice in Montclair, New Jersey, specializing in adolescents and young adults. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Farber is an adjunct professor at Montclair State University, where she teaches a class entitled Mental Health. This spring, she will teach a class called Creative Thinking, focusing on the psychology of the creative process. A variety of artists, writers, dancers and musicians will come as guest speakers and share their experience with the creative process.
Dr. Farber has presented at a number of conferences on topics such as resilience, the sense of self from a religious perspective, aging and spirituality and adolescent development.
Phoebe is also a playwright. Her plays have been seen in a number of theaters around New York and New Jersey. Her one-act play Nina will be performed in the Emerging Artists Theater Festival in New York City this October.