Teodoro Anderson Diaz, LCSW, LADC, Joins Wheeler as Vice President of Adult Behavioral Health Services

Apr 09, 2019

Teodoro Anderson Diaz, LCSW, LADC, a behavioral health care leader and practitioner, has joined Wheeler as vice president of Adult Behavioral Health Services.  In this role, Mr. Anderson Diaz will oversee the clinic’s mental health and substance abuse recovery services, intervention and community justice programs, and ensure continued integration of behavioral health programs and primary care services. 

“Teodoro brings to this position a broad array of clinical and administrative experience, proven leadership skills, and a commitment to client-focused outcomes,” said Susan Walkama, LCSW, president and chief executive officer, Wheeler Clinic. “As an essential part of our senior leadership team, he will play an important role in the delivery of integrated,
patient-centered care.”


Most recently, Mr. Anderson Diaz served as the director of Behavioral Health for First Choice Health Centers, where he managed high-performing intervention and outreach programs and was part of a team responsible for the implementation of integrated care at the Center. Prior to this position, he served as the director of Social Work for Natchaug Hospital. He also is a member of the adjunct faculty at the Springfield College of Social Work.  Mr. Anderson Diaz received a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Human Service Administration from Springfield College.  

Wheeler Clinic

Wheeler provides comprehensive solutions that address complex health issues, providing individuals, families and communities with accessible, innovative care that encourages recovery, health and growth at all stages of life. Our integrated approach to primary and behavioral health, education and recovery creates measurable results, positive outcomes and hopeful tomorrows for more than 30,000 individuals across Connecticut each year.   Learn more: www.wheelerclinic.org  


Wheeler Family Health & Wellness Center, Hartford

Wheeler’s Family Health & Wellness Center at 43 Woodland Street, Hartford, is a community health center that provides medical and dental care for the whole family, as well as behavioral health care and a full range of alternative and complementary medicine, such as yoga, chiropractic care, acupuncture, exercise, and mindfulness. Our doctors, medical assistants, clinicians, counselors, and care facilitators work side-by-side as a team to meet your complete health care needs, in one location.


Wheeler's Health & Wellness Center, Hartford, is funded in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


Wheeler is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n)


Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health insurance welcome. No patient will be denied health care services due to an individual’s inability to pay for services. Improvements to the Family Health & Wellness Center are supported in part by the State of Connecticut Nonprofit Grant Program, the Connecticut Health & Educational Facilities Authority, the Maximilian E. and Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, and the Ensworth Charitable Foundation. Additional support is provided by Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation.