Who I Am

Sharyn Wolf, R-LCSW , is a New York State licensed psychotherapist with 28 years of clinical experience in her private practice. She is the author of “How to Stay Lovers for Life” and “Guerrilla Dating Tactics.” among others and has been a guest on more than 400 television and radio shows, including Oprah (9 appearances) and CNN. Her work has been profiled internationally, with her books printed in 8 languages. The New York Times wrote, “Sharyn Wolf charts a course on the bumpy road to love.”

Sharyn works with individuals, couples, groups and families who have experienced the many challenges that life presents, including depression, PTSD, abuse, sexual issues, and the quest for self knowledge. She brings compassion, wisdom and a sense of safety. Sharyn is nationally known for her practical, down-to-earth approach as well as her sense of humor. She continues to train, keeping current with the research.

In the corporate sector, Sharyn has served as a national spokesperson and consultant for Pfizer/Viagra, bringing her expertise to the sex lives of couples. She has appeared nationally for numerous corporations such as Hewlett Packard, Carnation, Donna Karan and Proctor & Gamble in satellite tours, trainings and 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 and David Brenner 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 riding solo through Alaska, tent and sleeping bag on her bike. She has traveled from the Galapagos to Borneo where she studied the mother/infant bond in the orangutans. She is an animal lover and her late cairn terrier, Sparky Jones, never missed a group therapy session in eight years.

Currently, she is working on her next book exploring the human/animal bond.