Dr. Adam Sáenz earned his Ph.D. in School Psychology from Texas A&M University as a United States Department of Education doctoral fellow. He completed his predoctoral clinical training under a fellowship appointment at Harvard Medical School, and he has a post-doctorate in clinical psychology from the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Sáenz also earned a Doctorate of Ministry in Pastoral Counseling from Graduate Theological Foundation with a residency at Christ Church college of Oxford University.
Dr. Sáenz is the author of the best selling book, The Power of a Teacher, and Relationships That Work, and his most recent release The EQ Intervention: Raising a Self-Aware Generation Through Social and Emotional Learning (Greentree Book Group) will be released in January 2020.
He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Oakwood Collaborative, the counseling and assessment clinic he founded in 2003, and he consults with school systems internationally in the areas of emotional intelligence, self-care, and the dynamics of relationship-based learning.
In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Saenz serves as a high school track and field, coach. He is a member of the Association for Applied Sports Psychology, and he is a lifetime member of the Texas Track and Field Coaches Association.
Dr. Sáenz and his wife, Kim, have been married 24 years, and they have four children: Alisa, Mya, Isaiah, and Andrew.