Category: Friend of Eli’s place (page 1 of 2)

Dr Joanna Henderson on Advancing Care of Emerging Adults with Mental Illness

Meet Dr Joanna Henderson 

Dr Joanna Henderson is fortunate to play many roles in the field of mental health. A clinical psychologist by training, her work is focused on youth and emerging adults aged 12-25. She is a Senior Scientist in the Child, Youth & Emerging Adult program at CAMH and Executive Director of the McCain Centre at CAMH. Currently leading four federally funded studies, Dr Henderson is directly engaged in shaping the policies and practices that impact young adults with mental health challenges. 

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Susan Meikle: “It’s an interesting time to be in healthcare!”

Meet Susan Meikle

An Occupational Therapist by training, Susan Meikle has 45 years of professional experience; currently she is the Executive Director Toronto North Support Services. One of the services she leads provides “a doorway” of access to 53 provider services for upwards of 7,000 referrals a year.

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Meet Carol Cowan-Levine: Mental Health Professional and Eli’s Place Board Chair

Introduce yourself 

I am a  Registered Social Worker and Registered Psychotherapist (RP) currently in private practise. Throughout my professional career and in my volunteer work I’ve been invested in promoting excellence in healthcare with a focus on improving the health and well being of people whose voices and needs have not always been heard, understood or supported.

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Meet Karen Goldenberg: Mental Health Advocate and Friend of Eli’s Place

Karen Goldenberg

Introduce yourself 

I’m a passionate advocate for community mental health services and have devoted my professional career, in leadership roles at COTA and ARF (now CAMH), and my personal life, to creating a better world for people with mental health challenges. 

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Meet Shannon Craig: Charitable Sector Advocate and Friend of Eli’s Place

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I’m an optimist with a heart for social justice, urban living, and outdoor adventure and I’m blessed to share it all with my husband and three kids. I’m also a career marketer who has helped leading brands, large high-tech disrupters, and more recently, had the privilege of working in the charitable sector. 

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