Diane A. Tennies, Ph.D., LADC has a Bangor-based private practice as a psychologist specializes in forensic evaluations with a focus on children and families. She has been a rostered Guardian ad Litem for eight years and specialized in high conflict family matters. She is also licensed as an alcohol and drug counselor and is certified to conduct Department of Transportation substance abuse professional (SAP) evaluations. She received her Ph.D. from University of Maine at Orono in 1997.
Prior to entering private practice, she was the Director of the Dual Diagnosis Program for Northeast Occupational Exchange, a community-based mental health agency in Bangor. Dr. Tennies is a presenter for the divorce education group, For Kids Sake, which provide information on how to "keep kids out of the middle" of conflict. She also presents a variety of trainings state-wide on child maltreatment, the impact of vicarious trauma, and the impact of mental illness on parenting. She has been a member of the Rape Response Services of Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties Board of Directors since 2005 and currently serves as Board President. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Maine Guardian ad Litem Institute.
Specific information on Dr. Tennies's availability, fees and references, can be obtained by contacting her office at 207-942-3635, 115 Franklin Street, Suite 1A, Bangor, ME 04401. E-mail/FAX access is provided to active clients.