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My Curriculum Vitae


2017 Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool

2007 Bachelor of Science in Psychology with Honours 2.i, University of Liverpool

Clinical Experience & Voluntary Work

October 2017 to August 2019 - Senior Clinical Psychologist in children's social care, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

September 2014 to September 2017 - Trainee Clinical Psychologist in adult community mental health, community learning disabilities, neurorehabilitation, children's community mental health and children's social care, Mersey Care NHS Trust

February 2014 to September 2014 - Assistant Psychologist in probation and personality disorder services, Mersey Case NHS Trust 

January 2013 to January 2014 - Assistant Psychologist in children's residential care, Advanced Childcare Ltd

July 2012 to December 2012 - Higher Assistant Psychologist in inpatient forensic learning disability services, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Trust

January 2011 to July 2012 - Assistant Psychologist in children's community learning disabilities and children's youth offending teams, Alder Hey Children's NHS Trust

April 2009 to December 2010 - Primary Care Mental Health Worker in adult community mental health, South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Trust

July 2008 to April 2009 - Residential care worker in children's residential care, Hillcrest Care Ltd

Senior Researcher, Bulan Institute for Peace Innovations, April 2020 to August 2021

Core group member, The Care Experienced Conference, January 2018 to April 2019

Playworker for a child with autism, February 2006 to May 2007

Additional Training

Applied Polyvagal Theory in Therapeutic Yoga Level 1&2, Arielle Schwartz/The Embody Lab, Ongoing

iRest Yoga Nidra Level One Teacher Training, Richard Miller/Yoga International, Ongoing

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Immersion, Prof. Stephen Hayes, Ongoing

Forest Bathing Guide Training, Nadur Centre for Integrative Forest Therapy/Mind Hillingdon, September 2021

Foundations of Polyvagal Informed Practice Part One, Deb Dana/Polyvagal Institute, August 2021

Building Resilience in Challenging Times: Helping Clients Cope with Adversity, Loss, Stress and Trauma, Linda Graham/SDS Seminars Ltd, June 2021

Mindful Movement, Breathworks, April 2021

Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga 20Hour Workshop, Alexandra Cat, March 2021

Compassion-Focused Chairwork and Digital Applications, Tobyn Bell/Compassionate Mind Foundation, February 2021 

Advanced Clinical Skills in Compassion-Focused Therapy, Paul Gilbert, February 2021

Live Online Mindful Self Compassion Course, Center for Mindful Self Compassion, February 2021

Work with Suicidal Clients - The Essentials, Prof. Andrew Reeves/Skills Development Ltd, January 2021

Cognitive Analytic Therapy Case Management, Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy, February 2019

New Supervisors Foundation Workshop, University of Liverpool, October 2018

Theraplay Level One and Marschak Interaction Method, Adoption Plus / Theraplay Institute, May 2018

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level One, Bryn Melyn Care

Use of CAT in Consultancy – 5 Session CAT Approach, Catalyse, May 2017

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Master Workshop – Social Anxiety, 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust, September 2016

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Master Workshop – Depression, 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Trust, September 2016

Introduction to Using a Cognitive Analytic Perspective, Dr Karen Shannon & Dr Marisol Cavieres, June 2014

Personality Development – A Psychoanalytic Approach, Northern School of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, April 2014

Mindfulness for Stress, Breathworks, November 2013

Sexually Harmful Behaviour, Advanced Childcare Group, October 2013

Complex Trauma and Attachment, Advanced Childcare Group, September 2013

An Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Leeds Counselling, October 2012

Working with Personality Disorder KUF Awareness Level, March 2012

Basics of Pain Management, August 2010

Counselling Skills for Health Professionals, Staffordshire University, September 2009

Publications and Media Engagement

Wolfe, S., Greenhill, B., Butchard, S., & Day, J. (2020). The meaning of autonomy when living with dementia: A Q-method investigation. Dementia, 0(0), 1-16.
Coyle, M. (Presenter), & Wolfe, S. (Contributor). (2018, January 8). Mental Health Mondays: Children in Care. [Radio broadcast]. Liverpool, UK: Radio City.
Wolfe, S. (2017, March). A family attachment diagram: A tool for conversation and reflection [Paper presentation]. ‘Mirrors in Reflective Practice: The Use of Self in Clinical Psychology’: Pre-Qualification Group Annual Conference, Bristol. 
Wolfe, S. (2017, January). How can clinical psychology be applied to the promotion and protection of human rights?: A systematic review [Paper presentation]. ‘The Future is Now’: Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference, Liverpool.
Wolfe S., Hurst, A., Kirtley, J., McGauley, H., & Higson, H. (2017, January). Forming, Norming, Storming and Performing: Trainee clinical psychologist experiences of initiating community and social action. Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference, Liverpool. Winner of the DCP Poster Prize.
Wolfe, S. et al. (2016, December). Britain on the breadline [Letter to the editor]. The Independent.
Baker, V., Young, K., & Wolfe, S. (2015). Incorporating and adapting shared experience of mindfulness into a service for men who have committed serious offences and who have significant personality difficulties. Probation Journal, 63(1), 80-87.
McGuire, F., Knowles, J., & Wolfe, S. (2013). Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour in Schools: A Developing Problem, Developing Solutions. Unpublished manuscript.
McGuire, F., & Wolfe, S. (2013, December). Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour in Schools: A Developing Problem, Developing Solutions. Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference, York.
Crabtree, L., Wolfe, S. & Austin, M. (2012). Promoting participation in recruitment and selection for a CAMHS-LD Service. Clinical Psychology Forum, 231, 19-22.

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