R. Tener, Ph.D.
Served: Children, Adolescents, Adults
Location: Cuyahoga Falls & Canton
1988: Ohio State Board of Psychology Licensure
1987: Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology University of
Detroit, Detroit, MI Summa Cum Laude Graduate. Doctoral Dissertation:
“The Significance of Hero Choice As Related to Self-Concept and
Ego Strength in Adolescence”
1985: Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology University of Detroit,
1981: Bachelor of Music, Music Therapy Wayne State University, Detroit,
MI. Summa Cum Laude Graduate
23, 2004: Judge William P. Kannel, Child Advocate of the Year Award
Summit County CASA/GAL Program
29, 2003: 2003 Community Service Award, Victims’ Rights
Coalition/Stark County Prosecutor’s Office
16, 2003: Outstanding Community Member Award, Coalition For
Children’s Mental Health, Hudson, OH.
7, 2003: Community Service Award, Stark County Department of Human
Services/Foster Parent Association
2002 – Present: Executive and Clinical Director of Northeast Ohio
Behavioral Health, Ltd.
2000 – Present: Clinical Director of Northeast Ohio Behavioral
Health, Ltd. 2975 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and 4347 Portage St.
N.W., North Canton, OH
1990 – 1999: Clinical Director of Northeast Ohio Psychological
Associates, Inc. 2795 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH and 4347 Portage
N.W. North Canton, OH
1990 - August, 1996: Contract Psychologist, Quest Recovery Services.
Canton, OH. Provide Consultation to Women’s Residential Treatment
Program Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program, Staff In-Service
1991 - Present: Consulting Psychologist, Stark County Department of Job
and Family Services, Canton, OH.
1990 - February 1993: Supervising Psychologist, Northland Counseling
Services, Medina, OH.
1991 - January, 1992: Supervising Psychologist, Parmadale Residential
Treatment Facility, Parma, OH.
1987 - Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice, Summit County
1990: Psychological Associates, Akron, OH.
1987 - Consulting Psychologist, Summit County Children Services
1990: Board and Berea Children’s Home, Akron Unit
1987 - Clinical Psychologist, Day Treatment Program and January, 1989:
Summer Camp Director, Akron Child Guidance Center
1986 – July 1987: Psychology Intern, Northeast Ohio University
College of Medicine
1985-May, 1986: Psychometrist, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine,
Sinai Hospital, Detroit, MI
1982 – August, 1985: Activity Therapist, Psychiatric Center of
Michigan Hospital New Baltimore, MI
Ohio Psychological Association
American Psychological Association
Association for Play Therapy
The American College of Forensic Examiners
Board Member: American Board of
Member: Behavioral Health Advisory
Committee, SummaCare Health Systems
Tener has presented workshops throughout the state of Ohio, and has
been selected as a conference speaker by professional organizations in
Arizona, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Maryland, Illinois and
Michigan. Audiences have included personnell from Child Welfare,
Juvenile, Domestic Relations and Family Court systems, Attorneys,
Teachers, Guardian ad Litem, Foster Parents and Mental Health
professionals. Frequent topics presented by Dr. Tener have
and Treatment of Trauma
in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Populations
Abuse - Assessment and Treatment
Assessment & Treatment
& Adolescent Therapy
with Anxiety Disorders/OCD
Evaluations (Child Custody & Expert Witness Consultation)
Traumatic Stress Disorder
& Assessment of Severely Emotionally Disturbed Children &