Meet Dr. Wolfman

Dr. Jackie Wolfman is the founder and director of Village Psychology and an expert in the treatment of emotion dysregulation in early adulthood.

About Dr. Wolfman

Dr. Wolfman is a Harvard-trained clinical psychologist who has dedicated her career to helping college students and young adults struggling with anxiety, trauma, impulsivity, and relationship difficulties. Dr. Wolfman is the founder and director of Village Psychology, a mental health private practice providing evidence-based therapy groups, workshops, and treatment programs to help college students and young adults find relief from suffering and create lives they truly love.

Dr. Wolfman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in dance from Northwestern University. She continued her studies at Northwestern, receiving a Master of Arts in counseling psychology.  She went on to earn her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Adelphi University’s Derner School of Advanced Psychological Studies, where she focused her award-winning dissertation research on the emotion-regulation of children and adolescents with self-harming behaviors. After 10 years in New York, Dr. Wolfman moved to Boston to complete her postdoctoral fellowship in the 3East Adolescent DBT Program at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where she is currently a faculty member. She is a DBT Certified Clinician by the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification.

With a background in the arts, Dr. Wolfman combines creativity and innovation with a strong grounding in science-based training. She enjoys developing groups and programs designed to bring young people together to learn to manage their emotions, improve their relationships, and increase self-compassion.