48 beds divided into:
High Care Unit: 8 beds (closed unit)
UTT 8 beds (closed unit)
4 EAST 32 beds (open unit)
Director: Dr. Khalil Geagea
Head Nurse: Ms. Louise de Bellefeuille
Director: Dr. Viviane Zicherman
Head Nurse: Mr. France Constance
This service consults to all non-psychiatric inpatients and has special liaison relationships with oncology, critical care, hepatology and pain clinic.
Director: Dr. Michael Bond
Head Nurse: Mr. Guy Lessard
Screening clinic Director: Dr. Joel Paris
Collaborative Mental Health Care Director: Dr. Nicola Casacalenda
Ambulatory Care Teams Directors: Drs. Trent Semeniuk, Ron Brown
First Episode Psychosis Director: Dr. Eric Jarvis
Perinatal mental Health Director: Dr. Barbara Hayton
Day Hospital Director: Dr. Mark Adams
Continuing Care Director: Dr. Daniel Frank
Cultural consultation Director: Dr. Eric Jarvis
Youth Service Director: Dr. Evan Brahm
Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Service Director: Dr. Arthur Propst
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Service Director: Ruta Westreich, M.A.
Longer term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Directors: Drs. Evan Brahm, Michael Bond
Behavioral Psychotherapy and Research Directors: Drs. William Brender, Eva Libman
Personality Disorders Service Director: Dr. Joel Paris
Rehabilitation Services Director: Chris Lason
Director: Dr. Jaswant Guzder
Head Nurse: Ms. Rosemary Short
Includes: The Day and Evening Hospitals – Outpatient Services – Child OPD – Child day/Evening Hospitals
Director: Dr. Marilyn Segal
Nurse: Ms. Eileen San José
There is an OPD clinic, a home visiting team and links with the CSSS Cavendish. As well, Dr. Segal has a consultant/liaison relationship with geriatrics.
Director: Dr. Judy Glass
Heard Nurse: Mr. Guy Lessard
Dr. Nicola Casacalenda is training Director for residents and 15-20 residents train in our department over the course of an average year.
Dr. Trent Semeniuk is Coordinator of Medical Student Clerkship. 35-40 medical students train in our department each year with an additional 25 from St. Mary’s doing their child psychiatry component here.
Dr. Kathy Myron is Coordinator for family medicine residents in psychiatry.
The JGH is a popular training site for residents in psychiatry, family medicine and neurology, as well as students in psychology, occupational therapy, social work, nursing and medicine.
A full range of core rotation (inpatient, outpatient, child, chronic care, consultation/liaison and psycho-geriatrics) and elective rotation (cultural consultation, youth, family, shared care, day hospital, psychotherapy, etc.) are offered and utilized.