Sarah’s career in mental health and addiction treatment spans over two decades. As a therapist since 1993 and independent therapeutic and educational consultant since 2003, she has helped bring hope back into the lives of over 650 families throughout the United States and abroad. Sarah has personally evaluated more than 500 of the best treatment programs and schools in the country. Thanks to her extensive background, she has developed a vast professional network with the leading experts in mental health and addiction.
Sarah brings a unique perspective and differentiating experience to the world of therapeutic and educational consulting. She is a Licensed Family Therapist with a specialty in systemic assessment and intervention and has been a successful therapist and program director in a variety of settings including residential treatment centers, a therapeutic boarding school, university counseling center, and an eating disorder inpatient program.
Sarah is a frequent presenter at NATSAP’s annual conferences, has developed and conducted parent support workshops throughout the country and has served as a consultant to healthcare corporations on issues related to improving treatment outcomes.
She holds a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Brigham Young University, is a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association and an affiliate member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs.
A Canadian transplant, Sarah enjoys running, cooking, traveling and skiing, although she is routinely humiliated by her two children on the slopes near her home in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Kristin brings a dual perspective to her role as a therapeutic and educational consultant. As the parent of a former client and with over a decade of experience supporting families in navigating the world of mental health treatment, Kristin's expertise is both personal and professional. She believes that therapy is the art of injecting hope while building skills, and feels honored to partner with families as they heal and grow together.
Kristin holds a bachelor's degree in marriage and family studies from Brigham Young University (Idaho). She is a native New Yorker, a former professional chef, and a mother of two daughters and two sons. Two of Kristin's children are mildly on the autism spectrum, and she delights in the unique gifts they bring to her family.
Kristin currently resides in central Florida, with her husband, three youngest children, her shaggy rescue dog, Ella, and her debonair rescue cat, David. The family regularly enjoys spending days at the beach and taking advantage of the many outdoor opportunities for family entertainment throughout the State of Florida.
A dynamic consultant, advocate, and mediator, Chuck is both a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and an attorney. Prior to joining Finney Consulting, he had a successful career as Assistant General Counsel and VP for a national telecommunications company after serving as an Air Force Judge Advocate for 27 years.
Chuck earned his B.S. at Tulane University and his JD at the University of Texas. His ongoing professional learning is expansive: Leadership Coaching Program at Georgetown University, Addiction Training Workshop at Harvard Medical School, Dispute Resolution and Negotiations course work at Pepperdine, and Mediator Certification from the Justice Center of Atlanta.
Beyond his education and training, Chuck has spent most of his career in advising and mentoring roles, with a special interest in well-being and supporting others struggling with mental health, addiction and family problems. He has worked as a counselor in a residential treatment center, trained young professionals in both his military and corporate careers, and has been a guest speaker at Cornell University Law School on the topic of forging meaningful career paths.
Committed fitness and outdoor enthusiasts, world travelers, and adventure hounds, Chuck and his wife are the proud parents of two grown children and Rocco, the Wonder Dog. Chuck and his family live near Washington D.C.