Ryan D. Finkenbine, MD
Professor and Program Director of Residency Training
With more than a decade of psychiatry residency directorship, Dr. Finkenbine’s career has been dedicated to education. Nationally renowned for innovative teaching programs, Dr. Finkenbine has been honored with multiple teaching awards, including a national award for Best Teacher in a Forensic Fellowship by the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law. His leadership ensures that residents are fully prepared for a career in psychiatry and is committed to making the training years a wonderful, collegial and pleasant experience.
Jean Clore, PhD
Associate Program Director
Jean Clore, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine and is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois. Dr. Clore specializes in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and supervises our outpatient Resident DBT Clinic. She also specializes in neuropsychological and psychological assessment of learning disorders, attention deficits, memory difficulties, brain trauma, cognitive impairment and personality testing. Her other clinical interests include providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders, adjustment disorders, and personality disorders and forensic psychology.
Dr. Clore earned a master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. She completed an APA-approved, doctoral internship at the Pacific University Psychological Service Center in Portland, OR. As a clinician, Dr. Clore has worked in a variety of outpatient settings, correctional facilities, and medical settings treating issues related to chronic pain, wound healing, aging, and HIV/AIDS. She has also taught, full-time and as an adjunct professor, undergraduate courses on abnormal psychology, child and adolescent developmental psychopathology, learning and conditioning, clinical psychology, and an autism spectrum disorders practicum. Prior to her graduate school training, Dr. Clore served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Namibia, Southern Africa as a primary teacher trainer.
Dr. Clore is credentialed at UnityPoint Health – Methodist and is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT).