Leadership Team

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Leadership Team 2019-02-12T10:38:20-04:00


Michael Hone, M. Ed, RP

Executive Director

Michael has been working in child and adolescent services since 1988 in a variety of settings including child welfare, youth justice, education and child and youth mental health.  He has been with Crossroads Children’s Mental Health Centre (CCMHC)  since 1996, and has been the Executive Director since January 2015.


Natasha McBrearty, MA, RP, CCC

Associate Executive Director

Natasha has worked in mental health care with children, youth, and families since 1999. She is a healthcare leader, Certified Canadian Counselor, and Registered Psychotherapist. Natasha joined the CCMHC team in 2018.

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Lynn Laham, CPA, CGA

Director of Finance

Lynn has 30 years of experience in financial management, mostly in technology and the for-profit sector.  For the past 10 years she has given back to the community by working in children’s mental health.  Lynn has been with CCMHC  since 2006.

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Julie Giachino, M.Ed., R.P.


Julie is a Registered Psychotherapist and a Certified Practitioner in Collaborative Problem Solving. She has 10 years of experience in educational settings and has been with CCMHC since 2012.

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Ian Wiseberg


Ian has over 30 years of experience in the field of child and adolescent services.   From 1985 to 1990 Ian worked in youth justice, and since then has worked in children’s mental health.  He has been with CCMHC  since its inception in 1995.  Ian is our Privacy Officer, and is also responsible for Health & Safety.

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Maureen Thibault


Maureen possesses over 30 years of experience in the field of children’s mental health in a wide variety of settings including Day Treatment, Residential, School, and Home Based services.  Maureen has been with CCMHC since 1995.  In addition to being a supervisor, she is a certified instructor in Non Violent Physical Crisis Intervention training.


Isabelle MacNider, MSW, RSW, M.Ed.


Isabelle is a Registered Social Worker and has been working with children and families in Ottawa for over 15 years. She has specialized in supporting families with exceptional children and helping parents with their diverse parenting challenges. She joined the CCMHC team in 2019.