Melissa Finch Ph.D.

Dr. Melissa Finch is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who has been serving children, adults, couples, and families in the Pacific Northwest for over 30 years. She is currently an adjunct clinical faculty member at the University of Washington and has served as a consultant for the State of Washington, the Department of Social and Health Services, and several public and private schools. She co-chaired a nonprofit for at-risk youth for several years and has worked in a variety of settings including Marybridge Children’s Hospital and Seattle Children's Hospital, outpatient clinics, public schools, and private practice.

Approaches always include cognitive-behavioral principles and integrate evidence-based strategies and a deep regard for mindful practices. In addition, Dr. Finch enjoys working with adults who need help responding to life's challenges and blessings with resilience, meaning, acceptance and skill.

Areas of interest and expertise include the following:

  • Young children struggling with maladaptive behaviors
  • Elimination disorders and toilet training
  • Children and Teens struggling with difficulties in peer relationships
  • Coping with chronic medical illnesses and loss
  • Children and Teens with anxiety and depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Parents/couples with infidelity and divorce
  • Blended families
  • Self-injurious behavior
  • Transitioning into college
  • Self esteem
  • LGBT issues

Dr. Finch can be reached at (425)-954-5439 or

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Insurance: Premera, Regence, Group Health