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Dr. Tenaye Hailu

Tenaye Hailu has a Ph.D. in Advanced Human Behavior and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT).  She is a licensed psychotherapist in Oklahoma and a Registered Play Therapist. In addition, she is a certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer, and Speaker. Dr. Hailu is a co-founder of the Yechalal (ይቻላል) Support Group for parents with special needs children.


Dr. Tenaye is a proud Ethiopian-American, having immigrated when she was 19;  she has lived and learned multicultural experiences. 


She has three living, vibrant adult children, a deceased adult child, and a granddaughter. She has lived in Oklahoma since 1997.  She serves on a mental health awareness committee and enjoys teaching and speaking at workshops and conferences about parenting, relationships, and mental health. 


Dr. Tenaye has the skills and experience to create a supportive environment where a person feels accepted and comfortable to share openly, assess underlying issues, and explore alternatives to deal with problems raised. She welcomes people of all ages, abilities, classes, genders, gender expressions, races, religions, and sexual orientations and recognizes that identity impacts one's experience and therapeutic needs.

  • Member of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)/Clinical Fellow

  • Nurturing Parenting Facilitator

  • Registered Play Therapist

  • Prepare/Enrich Facilitator

  • TF-CBT Therapist

  • Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer, and Speaker by The John Maxwell Team


Therapy & Coaching Services



MHV affirms and welcomes individuals and families of all abilities, ages, genders, gender expressions, races, religions, and sexual orientations.

Payment options: Cash | Credit Card | FSA | HSA

In-Network Insurance: Blue Cross & Blue Shield | Cigna | United Health | UMR

Out of Network Insurance: All others

Life Coaching Info Sheet

Individual Session

55 min- $120

One-on-one counseling. Individuals may seek therapy when experiencing a wide range of concerns. Issues include but are not limited to; anxiety, depression, parenting stress, spirituality concerns, identity, anger, neurodivergence (ASD/ADHD/ADD), goal setting, and trauma healing.


Couple/Family Session

55 min- $140        

Private couple/family counseling.  Couples/families may seek therapy to address concerns including but not limited to; communication, parenting, anger, depression, neurodivergence, and trauma. Family mediation, reconciliation therapy, and divorce counseling are also provided.



Mentoring Session

55 min- $120 Cash/Credit Card

One-on-one coaching/mentoring for individuals who desire personal, high-performance coaching to gain clarity and accountability.

Public Speaking

Dr. Hailu has 15 years of experience in the Professional

Mental Health space. She tailors

her presentation to each audience and their unique

context. She is a skilled trainer to

professionals and a natural public-facing speaker to parents, spiritual communities,

community groups, talk shows,

and more. Here are examples of just some of the subjects Dr Hailu

can bring to your event or group.

• Mental Health Awareness

• Parenting

• Marriage

• Trauma

• Communication

• Boundaries

• Teens

• Addiction

• Grief

• Depression

• Neurodivergence

• Self Care


Online Presentation $200

In-Person Presentation $500 + Travel +Hotel

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