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Speaker's Bio

Tenise M. Wall, PhD, LCSW, CASAC-M is the Owner and CEO of Dr. Wall’s ADHD & Wellness Center in Middletown, NY. Dr. Wall is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), a Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC-M), and has earned a Masters Degree in Social Work and a PhD in Psychology. Dr. Wall’s Doctoral research was a qualitative research study on the topic of ADHD and parental experiences in seeking treatment and she has translated those research findings into a book. Dr. Wall is a published author and has presented at local, state and international conferences on various mental health topics, as well as her research findings on ADHD which have had a significant impact in the education and psychological communities.

In her work as a school social worker and in community work settings she has had the opportunities to provide therapeutic and behavioral services to thousands of children and adolescents, many of which were diagnosed or diagnosable with ADHD. Dr. Wall’s background experience includes school social work, forensic and psychiatric social work, community and substance abuse counseling & private practice. Dr. Wall specializes in working with ADHD/Disruptive behaviors, depression/anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, substance use, couples and Faith-based Counseling. In her down time, she enjoys baking new desserts, getting her steps in for the day and spending time with her family and grandbaby.

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FACILITATED TRAININGS/PRESENTATIONS

  • 05/19 Trauma Treatment, Etiology & Current Trends for children and adolescents, Critical Incident Stress Foundation World Congress, Baltimore, MA

  • 05/19 Trauma Treatment, Etiology & Current Trends for children and adolescents, Young Child Expo & Conference, New York, NY

  • 04/19 Using Resilience to Promote Mental Health, Orange County Community College, Middletown, NY

  • 02/19 But I Can’t Calm Down! Understanding Early Childhood Anxiety from Diagnosis to Intervention, Young Child Expo & Conference New York, NY

  • 07/18 Just Focus!!! ADHD in the School Community: Etiology, Prevalence, & Current Trends, Wired Differently National Conference, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV

  • 01/18, They didn’t teach that in Graduate School: Understanding Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) in Children, Young Child Expo & Conference at The Omni Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

  • 06/17, ADHD: School and parents – The great divide and how to bridge the gap, Wired Differently National Conference, Atlanta, GA

  • 06/17, ADHD: What is it all about? Etiology, prevalence, current trends, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Goshen, NY

  • 05/17, ADHD: School and parents – The great divide and how to bridge the gap, Young Child Expo and National Conference, to participants from 48 states & 16 countries, Mid-town Manhattan, NY

  • 04/16, ADHD: What parents need to know, what it is, and what to do, Washingtonville School District Parent-Teacher Association to 40 district teaching staff, administrators, and support staff, Washingtonville, NY

  • 04/2016, ADHD: School and parents- The great divide and how to bridge the gap, Washingtonville School District Teacher Center, to 30 district teaching staff, administrators and support staff, Washingtonville, NY

  • 04/2016, ADHD: School based interventions that work, Washingtonville School District Teacher Center, to 30 district teaching staff, administrators and support staff, Washingtonville, NY

  • 04/2016, ADHD & learning disabilities: Understanding executive dysfunction in ADHD, Washingtonville School District Teacher Center, to 30 district teaching staff, administrators and support staff, Washingtonville, NY

  • 03/2016, ADHD: What is it all about? Etiology, prevalence, and current trends, Washingtonville School District Teacher Center, to 30 district teaching staff, administrators and support staff, Washingtonville, NY

  • 2014, Working with challenging behaviors: From understanding to interventions that work, to approximately 100 regional staff of the YMCA over 2 sessions, Middletown, NY

  • 2014 -03/2016, An overview of oppositional defiant disorder with school setting applications, Middletown School District Teacher Center & Washingtonville School District Teacher Center, to approximately 150 district teaching staff, administrators and support staff over 3 sessions, Middletown, New York & Washingtonville, NY

  • 2010, Diversity beyond poverty. Middletown School District Teacher Center, to 100 district teaching staff, administrators and support staff over 2 sessions, Middletown, NY

  • 2010, Peace Builders Trainer in Service, to 75 attendees, Middletown, NY

  • 2014, Understanding the Role of a School Social Worker, Truman Moon Parent- Teacher Organization, to 25 parents, Middletown, NY

  • 2009/2010, Deconstructing the complexities of diversity. Middletown School District Teacher Center, to ~200 teaching staff, administrators, and support staff, over four sessions, Middletown, NY

 

Dr. Wall is a dynamic speaker and has a wealth of knowledge to share. Her audiences are often captivated by how she weaves years of research, practice and case studies into presentations and leaves the listener wanting more. Dr. Wall is available for workshops, seminars, breakout sessions and keynotes and looks forward to working with schools, colleges, business and organizations, non-profits, local, state and international conferences and retreats.

If you are interested in any of the presentations within our catalog or designing a program specific to your needs, please do not hesitate to contact us through our contact page or call our business office at 845-551-2832. 

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