Emma Finan, LMFT, RN-BC


Emma Finan is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist and a board certified nurse.

She is the primary psychotherapist in the Psychosis Clinic.


Emma Finan is a very proud native of Ireland. She has been a member of the faculty since November 2011. Her entire career has been devoted to mental health services, bringing rich experience to the clinic from Community Mental Health/Crisis Intervention Teams at Guys Hospital, London, UK.

Clinical Interests

  • CBT to target specific symptoms (hallucinations/delusions/paranoia/catatonia), so the person can function and cope in daily life
  • The Stigma of Mental Illness
  • How to manage accepting and integrating the illness into your life with emphasis on recovery( return to college/work/meaningful relationships)
  • Family Dynamics and Coping Skills when dealing with mental illness
  • Family Support Group

Research Information

First Break Psychosis, Families dealing with Mental Illness. 

Collaborating with researchers on the team to identify early psychosis patients; educating patients and their families on the research studies available and accessibility to clinical services