About Dr. Kari Finnegan

“I strongly believe in

empowering my clients.”

–Kari Finnegan, Ph.D.


Dr. Kari Finnegan

Kari Finnegan, Ph.D.,

Licensed Psychologist,

Health Service Provider

Here is a little about Dr. Finnegan: “Being from a military family, I have always enjoyed working with Veterans and their families. I am personally interested and invested in physical health and well-being, and as much as clients are interested, like to incorporate such a focus into my therapeutic work.”

About Dr. Kari Finnegan’s Training

Dr. Finnegan graduated from the University of Iowa with a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology.  She also holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Iowa.  Dr. Finnegan completed a Pre-Doctoral Internship at James H. Quillen VAMC, Mountain Home, TN and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Central Iowa Psychological Services, Ames, IA.

Dr. Kari Finnegan’s Areas of Interest and Specialization

I have received clinical training primarily through VA Clinics and Medical Centers, Universities, and private practice. My practice includes both individual therapy and cognitive assessment (e.g., ADHD and Learning Disorder Evaluations, SSI Evaluations, etc.) for adolescents and adults.

I am trained to work with individuals dealing with a wide variety of issues, including:

  • Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Physical Health
  • Substance Use/Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Personal Development
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Gender and Sexuality

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We are thrilled to have Dr. Kari Finnegan on staff at Hope Springs!  She is a strong asset to Hope Springs Behavioral Consultants and the Iowa City Community at large.