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

Mental Performance Consultant and Sport Psychology Resident

Postdoctoral Resident

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Youth Sport Coordinator

Mental Performance Consultant

Vice President of Operations

Executive Director of Client Relations

Leadership Consultant, Project Specialist

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Leadership Coach

Human Resource Generalist

Office Coordinator

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant

Psychometrist

Executive Assistant, Project Coordinator

Communications and Social Media Specialist

Project Specialist

Postdoctoral Resident

President, Executive Leadership Consultant

Sport Psychologist, Executive Director of Research and Development

Sport Psychologist, Assistant Training Director

Sport Psychologist, Vice President of Clinical Services

Sport Psychologist

Sport Psychologist

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