Who I Am

Sharyn Wolf, R-LCSW , is a New York State licensed psychotherapist with twenty-eight years of clinical experience in her Manhattan based private practice. She is the author of five books on relationships and one memoir, including “How to Stay Lovers for Life” and “Guerrilla Dating Tactics.” Sharyn has been a frequent guest on more than four-hundred television and radio shows, including Oprah (9 appearances), Today, and CNN. Her work has been profiled internationally in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Seattle Times, and The New York Times who wrote, “Sharyn Wolf charts a course on the bumpy road to love.”

Through her long career, Sharyn has worked with individuals, couples, groups and families who have experienced the many challenges that life presents, including depression and anxiety, conflict, trauma, abuse, sexual issues, the quest for self knowledge, bereavement and dying. She brings empathy, wisdom and a sense of safety. Sharyn is nationally known for her practical, down-to-earth approach as well as her sense of humor.

In the corporate sector, Sharyn has served as a national spokesperson and consultant for Pfizer/Viagra, bringing her expertise to the sex lives of long-married couples. She has appeared nationally for numerous corporations such as Hewlett Packard, Carnation, Donna Karan and Proctor & Gamble in satellite tours, trainings and in Think Tanks.

Outside of the realm of psychotherapy, Sharyn paid her rent for seventeen years as a jazz and R&B singer where she opened for B.B. King, Taj Mahal, Robert Klein, David Brenner and Victor Borge among others. She has been a jewelry designer featured in Vogue and with a case at Barney’s.

Sharyn has also been an avid bicyclist completing an AIDS ride where she raised $3,600 and taking a solo trip from Astoria, Oregon to Crescent City, CA with her tent and sleeping bag on her bike. She is a pet lover and her late cairn terrier, Sparky Jones, never missed a group therapy session in eight years.