• 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.

  • Stephan Heckers, MD

    Director, Vanderbilt Early Psychosis Program

    Dr. Heckers serves as the Director of the Vanderbilt Early Psychosis Program.

    He has a longstanding interest in helping patients who struggle with psychosis.

  • Ellen House, MD

    Child Psychiatrist

    Dr. House is a child and adolescent psychiatrist.

    She is interested in treating adolescents and young adults with psychosis.


  • Jeff Stovall, MD

    Medical Director, Partial Hospital Program and Vanderbilt Early Psychosis Program

    Dr. Stovall serves as the Medical Director of the Partial Hospital Program and Vanderbilt Early Psychosis Program.

    He has a long interest in promoting the recovery of a person with a psychotic disorder.

  • Neil Woodward, PhD


    Dr. Woodward is a neuropsychologist and neuroimaging researcher.

    He is interested in understanding why patients with psychosis have cognitive problems.

    For more information see: Woodward Lab

  • Kristan Armstrong, LMSW

    Social Worker / Program Coordinator

    Kristan is a social worker and research coordinator.

    She is interested in individual and family interventions to support recovery in psychosis.

  • Maureen McHugo, PhD

    Research Instructor

    Dr. McHugo is a postdoctoral fellow.

    She studies the classification of psychotic patients using structural and functional neuroimaging.  



  • Suzanne N Avery, PhD

    Postdoctoral Trainee

    Dr. Avery is a neuroimaging researcher.

    She is interested in what happens in the brain when someone develops psychosis.

Research Collaborators

  • Jenni U. Blackford, PhD


    Dr. Blackford is a developmental psychologist.

    She is interested in understanding how temperament and personality shape psychosis.

  • Christine Konradi, PhD


    Dr. Konradi is a neuroscientist.

    She is studying molecular changes in psychosis.