Lisanne Finston

Lisanne Finston, MSW, MA, is the Executive Director at Gould Farm, which is the first residential therapeutic community in the nation dedicated to helping adults with mental health and related challenges move toward recovery and independence through community living, meaningful work, and clinical care. Lisanne values the pioneering model practiced at Gould Farm that blends life-enhancing work, with the best in clinical practices to support healing and recovery. From the Farm to Fellside, a transition house in the Boston area, she loves being a part of the Gould Farm community and seeing people regain a sense of purpose and widen their circle of support for the journey. She came to Gould Farm after 20 years of serving as Executive Director of Elijah's Promise, an innovative anti-hunger organization serving people with mental health and addiction challenges in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She received her MSW from Rutgers University and has a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.

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