Diane A. Tennies, Ph.D., LADC has a Bangor-based private practice as a psychologist specializing in forensic evaluations in a variety of settings including in both civil and criminal courts. She has been a rostered Guardian ad Litem for fourteen years and specialized in high conflict family matters. Dr. Tennies also has a contract with the Department of Labor to provide consultation for Job Corps’ Drug and Alcohol programs around the country. She has been in private practice since 2000 after receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Maine at Orono in 1997.
Dr. Tennies conducts trainings on an array of topics including child maltreatment, vicarious trauma, divorce dynamics, risk/threat assessments, parental alienation/enmeshment/alignment, and mental illness/personality disorders as they impact parenting. She is also a presenter for the divorce education group, For Kids Sake, which provides information on how to "keep kids out of the middle" of conflict.
Presently, she is president of the Maine Psychological Association and also a member of the Executive Committee of the Maine Guardian ad Litem Institute.