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Stephanie Wolf

TRUE Center Founder


Dr. Wolf is a licensed psychologist who has more than 15 years of experience treating and assessing children and adults who have experienced trauma. She has worked for nonprofit organizations for many years including service as a mental health director, board member and volunteer in the Washington DC area. 


Dr. Wolf earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University, completed her internship at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and completed her post-doctoral work at a Maryland Child Advocacy Center focusing on the treatment of children who have experienced abuse and neglect. Dr. Wolf currently provides trauma therapy to children and families in multiple outpatient settings. She works as part of the training team for Problematic Sexual Behavior Cognitive Behavioral Therapy through the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) and serves as the Vice Chair for the Legislative Committee of the Maryland Psychological Association.


Dr. Wolf has taught as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland College Park and at George Washington University. Dr. Wolf holds a Juris Doctorate degree and is licensed to practice law in both Maryland and Washington DC. In addition to her clinical work and teaching, she testifies as an expert witness in a variety of criminal and civil cases across the country.

Active licenses: 

  • Washington, DC 

  • Maryland

  • Virginia

  • Psych Pact


Certifications and Trainings: 

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) (certified)

  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) (within agency trainer)

  • Circle of Security Parenting Program. 

  • Child Family Traumatic Stress Intervention (CFTSI) 

  • Alternatives for Families Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT).

  • Problematic Sexualized Behavior Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (PSB-CBT) (within agency trainer)


Why TRUE: 


Dr. Wolf has always been passionate about helping underserved children and wanted to provide the same level of quality care to all. She found in her various work roles that too many children could not access the care they deserved. As an action-oriented person Dr. Wolf decided to do something about this care gap and with her likeminded colleagues created TRUE Center.  Dr. Wolf is a native born Washingtonian, grew up in Maryland and strives to give back to the community that fostered her development.

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