Certifications

Licensed Psychologist, Minnesota Board of Psychology

Education

PsyD. Counseling Psychology, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
M. Ed. Clinical Counseling, North Dakota State University
B.S. Speech Communications, Minnesota State University of Moorhead Minnesota

Doctoral Internship – Hamm Memorial Psychiatric Clinic

Dr. Janet Finlayson

Director of Clinical Assessment, Sport Psychologist

Janet Finlayson, Psy.D., is a Licensed Psychologist who specializes in ADHD assessment and diagnosis.  She is also an experienced therapist who aims to help athletes and non-athlete top performers enhance motivation, increase productivity, and manage a variety of mental health concerns including anxiety, stress, depression, and motivation.

Janet has worked with athletes in college counseling, career counseling, and community mental health settings.  She completed her doctoral training at the Clinic for Attention, Learning, and Memory (CALM) and Carleton College Student Health and Counseling Center.  She currently manages Premier’s ADHD Testing Program, administering client assessments and providing diagnoses and recommendations around how to manage ADHD.

A varsity basketball and volleyball player in high school, Janet is a sports mom who enjoys boating, swimming, reading, and traveling.

Specializations

CBT, Focus/Distractibility/Impulsivity, Anxiety (performance, social, generalized), Depression, Work and School Life Balance, Grief and Loss; Life transitions

Work Experience

Janet comes to Premier with years of clinical counseling experience addressing a variety of client concerns.  She is trained as a generalist and collaborates with clients to provide integrative, strength-based, supportive, client-centered interventions that improve overall health and wellness.  She uses a “whole body” approach to managing stress and improving performance.  In addition to her current work with individual and organizational clients, Janet provides Psychological Testing for the University of Minnesota Athletics Department, with a particular emphasis on ADHD testing.

More of the team

Executive Assistant, Project Coordinator

Leadership Advisor

Advanced Doctoral Practicum Student

Postdoctoral Resident

Advanced Doctoral Practicum Student

Intake Specialist

Research and Development Consultant

Director of Operations

Sport Psychologist

Contributing Manager

Athletic Counselor

Mental Performance Consultant

Director of Clinical Training, Sport Psychologist

Postdoctoral Resident

Athletic Counselor, Project Specialist

Leadership Consultant, Project Specialist

Founder, CEO

Office Coordinator

Psychometrist

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant

Human Resources Manager

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Leadership Coach

Executive Director of Client Relations

Mental Performance Consultant

Director of Youth Sports & Outreach, Athletic Counselor

Sport Psychologist, Leadership Consultant

Sport Psychologist

Vice President of Clinical Services, Sport Psychologist

Assistant Training Director, Sport Psychologist

President, Executive Leadership Consultant

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