Mary D. Senne, PHD
Dr. Senne leads Orlando Health’s strategy to build a nationally regarded physician wellness program. Through coaching she guides the professional development of Orlando Health’s physician community; helping physicians enhance leadership skills, balance their professional, managerial and personal responsibilities. Mary Senne, Ph.D. focuses on physician coaching with an emphasis on leading through self-awareness. Mary brings over 30 years of clinical practice and academic experience to the position. Since 2015, Mary has provided coaching to more than 250 physicians, participated in wellness trainings and grand rounds, consulted with senior leadership and provided support and consultation to many out-patient and in-patient practices.
Dr. Senne completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Florida in clinical psychology. After completing a master’s degree in clinical psychology in 1984, worked in the mental health field for 28 years. In 1992, began working in the disability community on behalf of second child Patrick. Efforts included development of a behavioral center for children diagnosed with autism, Quest Kids, followed by the creation of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) in 1997. Founded the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute in 1999 at the University of Central Florida. She received Governors Points of Light Award from State of Florida for work in area of disabilities and education. Dr. Senne completed her doctoral degree in 2002 from the University of Central Florida and continued as faculty for 10 years.