Marlene M Maheu, PhD


Dr. Marlene Maheu started her first telehealth company in 1994. Donned the “telepsychology visionary” by former APA President Pat DeLeon, PhD, JD, MPH, she is a consultant, researcher, author, and trainer. Dr. Maheu trains professionals interested in legal and ethical best practices related to telehealth and various technologies. She serves as the Executive Director of the Telebehavioral Health Institute, LLC, where she oversees professional training in telebehavioral health via an eLearning platform that has served behavioral clinicians from 97 countries.

For more than twenty years then, Dr. Maheu’s focus has been on legal and ethical risk management related to the use of technologies to better serve behavioral health clients and patients. She has served on a dozen professional association committees to assist with developing telehealth standards, guidelines, and other consensus documents.

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A pioneer and industry leader, Dr. Maheu will help your organization develop a strategic plan to meet the unique needs of your setting and the population you serve. Drawing on resources developed over the decades, she will help you comply with requirements, give you a competitive edge, and choose the right technologies to get the job done without needless complications. 

Keynoter, Speaker & Trainer

Dr. Maheu combines 21st Century technology solutions with real-life examples, whether she delivers her keynote or workshop in-person, or virtually. She will inspire, amuse, and empower your audience with actionable strategies with the clinical wisdom that only develops with diligence over time. 

Sponsoring Groups

A favorite telehealth speaker for hospitals, clinics, agencies, start-up companies, industry conferences, universities, associations as well as private training groups, Dr. Maheu has the breadth of experience to make your event a success. Whether national or international, medical or behavioral, your group will be delighted.

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Glimpse at Dr. Maheu’s breadth of experience as a California C/MFT and Licensed Psychologist.

What the TBHI Community Is Saying

See what your colleagues are saying about TBHI and its leadership.

Dr. Maheu is psychology’s telehealth visionary, leading our colleagues through professional training in ethics and innovative technologies since the mid-90’s.

Pat DeLeon, PhD, MPH, JD
Former President, American Psychological Association
TBHI provided invaluable research and consultation to help us develop innovative telebehavioral solutions for one of our fortune 100 Hi-Tech clients. We were very impressed as were our clients.
Kevin Host, LICSW
Senior Director Enterprise Services
Marlene is a true innovator in bringing technology to the mental health field. Her books are a must and I recommend them to my students.
Dale Masi, PhD

President/CEO – Masi Research Consultants Inc.

For nearly 20 years Marlene has been the leader in thought, training, and advocacy regarding the impact of technology on mental health professions.

Donna Ford, MA
Former President, American Counseling Association

The Telebehavioral Health Institute provides all of the essential training needed. Courses are unsurpassed, unique, and contain everything one needs to know in order to start practicing. Upon completing this training, a provider is “ready to go.”

Timothy Lacey, MD
Former Chief Of Telehealth For The US Air Force Surgeon General
I wanted to establish a task force on ‘new media,’ but only if Marlene Maheu, a long-time leader in telepsychology, would agree to be its chair. She did, and the task force exceeded my highest hopes.”
Ellen Cole, PhD
Former President, Society for the Psychology of Women, American Psychological Association