Denise Wolf has worked with children, adolescents, and families for over 15 years, guiding clients on courageous journeys. Denise works as a consultant for a residential treatment facility for adolescents providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) training, as well as facilitating DBT skills groups for adolescents and their caregivers. In addition to client services, Denise is an adjunct professor at Drexel University in the Art Therapy and Counseling graduate program, Villanova University in the Masters in Counseling program, Jefferson University in the Masters in Community and Trauma Counseling program, and University of the Arts in the College of Art, Media and Design Art Therapy Minor program.
Denise is a practicing DBT clinician, with a strong trauma informed background. Areas of strength include application of the evidenced based practices; Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Prolonged Exposure (PE), integration of mindfulness practices to foster emotion regulation, work with adolescents and families, facilitation of groups and group dynamics, provision of school based services, and working within systems. Denise also has extensive experience providing school based clinical services, utilizing her expertise as both therapist and an educator.
Denise Wolf holds a Masters of Art in Art Therapy, is a Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Denise also holds status as an Art Therapy Certified Supervision (ATCS). The ATCS is designed for ATR-BCs who have acquired specific training and skills in clinical supervision. Working with an ATCS ensures that current art therapy students and early-career practitioners receive the best art therapy clinical supervision available. In addition, Denise holds a Level II Pennsylvania State certification in both Art Education and Special Education N-12. Denise is an active member of many professional associations including the American Art Therapy Association the Delaware Valley Art Therapy Association, and Specialists of Schools.
Denise is also the recipient of the Drexel University Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017.