I am a Licensed Psychologist with 30 years of experience working in the mental health field. I was licensed to provide counseling services at the Masters Level from 1998 until I became licensed at the Doctoral level at 2014. I have a broad range of experience. I’ve worked with individuals across the life span from toddlers through geriatric patients in many different settings. Some issues I have worked with consistently over the years include mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. I also have considerable experience assisting individuals in dealing with trauma.
My approach is Person Centered along with motivational interviewing and at times techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy or mindfulness therapy as a supplement. This means that I meet you where you’re at. I firmly believe we all strive toward positive growth when given the opportunity. I strive to build a safe relationship with you where I will be genuine, treat you with unconditional positive regard (no judgement), and empathy. I want to walk with you through your journey and help you create the change you are seeking in your life.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing
AZ Psychologist PSY-004520
Dr. Wolfe is incredibly kind and insightful, and I'm really grateful for her support. She creates a comfortable environment that is nonjudgmental, warm, and curious, and I have been able to find new perspectives with her help.
Written on Jan 04, 2023 after therapy with Shelley for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem
She is an excellent, hardworking therapist.
Good at: Phone and likely video chats
Not so great at: Large volume of texts
Written on Sep 25, 2022 after therapy with Shelley for 3 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse, and anger management
Dr. Wolfe was really great in helping me work through personal and relationship issues. She really listened and also helped me to see things in different perspectives.
Written on May 06, 2022 after therapy with Shelley for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem
Dr. Wolfe is caring and extremely knowledgeable. Although our relationship is quite new, she has already built a level of trust that is very important to me.
Written on Feb 04, 2022 after therapy with Shelley for 2 weeks on issues concerning lgbt