Mental Health and Addictions Service

Our team

The St. Michael’s Mental Health and Addictions service is the largest provider of mental health and addictions services in Mid East Health Link.  Home to an interprofessional team of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, nurse practitioners, discharge planners, peer support workers, vocational counselors, addiction counselors, social recreation therapists, and psychologists.

Staff of St. Michael's Mental Health and Addictions Service

Leadership team

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Dr. Juli Maggi
Interim
Psychiatrist-in-Chief

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Leighanne Mackenzie
Program Director


Medical directors

Top row: Dr. Ken Balderson – Acute Care Psychiatry, Dr. Adriana Carvalhal – Medical Psychiatry, Dr. Adam Quastel – Addictions Mental Health

Bottom row: Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos (former Psychiatrist-in-Chief), Dr. John Langley – Community Mental Health, Dr. Nadiya Sunderji – Ambulatory Mental Health

Missing: Dr. Julie Maggi, Interim Psychiatrist-in-Chief
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Mental Health Executive Committee

Top Row: Nicole Kirwan, Clinical Nurse Specialist – Quality Improvement Lead; Debbie Ezard, Administrative Assistant to the Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Dr. Ken Balderson, Medical Director, Acute Care Psychiatry and Deputy Chief

Bottom Row: Dr. Julie Maggi, Interim Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos (former Psychiatrist-in-Chief); Nancy Read (retired).

Missing: Leighanne Mackenzie, Program Director
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Mental Health Operations Committee

Top row: Debbie Ezard, Administrative Assistant to the Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Thomas Henderson, Manager Withdrawal Management Services; Dr. Ken Balderson Medical Director Acute Care Mental Health; Arlene Coventry Clinical Business Manager; Vino Vijaratnam Clinical Leader Manager Acute Care Mental Health; John Langley, Medical Director, Community Mental Health; Kathy Wong Nurse Educator.

Bottom Row: Dr. Nadiya Sunderji, Medical Director, Ambulatory Mental Health; Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos (former Psychiatrist-in-Chief); Nancy Read (retired); Nicole Kirwan, CLM Community Mental Health.

Missing: Dr. Julie Maggi, Interim Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Leighanne Mackenzie, Program Director; Dr. Adriana Carvalhal-Medical Director Medical Psychiatry; Christy Pickles, Ambulatory Mental Health CLM; Laura Jackson, CLM Acute Care Mental Health.
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