Brief Therapy Solutions – Your San Francisco Bay Area Resource
We provide emotional support and a safe space when you need someone to talk to, someone who truly listens and cares.
As incredibly busy as you are, effective group therapy can improve every aspect of your life by honoring who you are and your unique contribution to the world. You will be supported to cultivate more love, more compassion and joy in your life. You will find safety to focus on what is truly important to you, to see the very change you strive for – leading to a happier, more fulfilling life.
Providing more insight, for you to enjoy more kindness, respect and empathy in your world!
We offer affordable sustainable psychotherapy by utilizing the strength of groups.
$45 – 75 per group, sliding scale
“Oh, God, help me to believe the truth about myself
– no matter how beautiful it is!”
You want things to be different, but you don’t know exactly how to get there.
These groups offer a safe haven to replenish any part of your life where you would like some nurturing support and a sense of direction.
Practical tools to successfully handle the most difficult challenges or people in your life.
You will learn how to overcome stress, reduce worry, hurt and anger, deal with unrelenting sadness and grief
and feelings of betrayal.
Like 2 wings of a bird, respect and empathy combined provide genuine support which will allow for the confidence you deserve – to experience a more fulfilling life.
Here you can find the courage and strength to follow through with things that are of the utmost importance to you.
12 week commitment required.
Initial free 30 minute interview to ensure that group matches your goals.
What to expect from workshops with Ilene Wolf
“Ilene is nothing short of amazing! She is a strong, bright and clear teacher and therapist who creates a lot of depth, safety, and connection in a very short period of time. Everyone in our group opened up, connected easily and experienced a great sense of joy in Ilene’s presence through her skilled facilitation. I highly recommend working with her.”
— Lorraine Platt, LMFT
“Ilene Wolf embodies all the qualities of a great therapist: compassion, excellent communication skills, and a unique ability to empower, guide and support her clients in discovering more peace, ease and freedom in their lives.”
“Ilene is an amazing therapist! She is very intuitive and is able to ask questions that get right to the heart of what the issue is. Her drama therapy workshops are soooooo worth it.”
— Glenna Rice
Ilene Wolf, LMFT, RDT
Ilene Wolf, MFT a licensed marriage and family therapist and relationship expert for more than 30 years, graduated from UC Berkeley and trained at Stanford University Advanced Applications of Cognitive Therapy (CBT)with David Burns, MD. Ilene teaches psychodrama and drama therapy and is the director of the Drama Therapy Institute.
Ilene has also trained and taught for both The Mental Research Institute (MRI) of Palo Alto in Brief Solution-focused Therapy and internationally for The Milton Erickson Institute (MHEBA) in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness and Guided Imagery. Ilene has been a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley.Ilene is the winner of the California Marriage and Family Therapists’ 2012 Education Foundation Award.
“ I am here for you. My joy is to reveal the 5 secrets of loving relationships, and to celebrate you as the courageous, amazing, loving person you uniquely are – come join us.”
“I have been honored to work with hundreds of women and men to develop their own authentic voice regardless of how difficult the situation.”
Ilene is a past vice president of the San Francisco Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT).
To learn more about Ilene’s psychotherapy practice or her teaching events please visit: