Our Team

The Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre staff have extensive experience in supporting children, youth and their families through dying and death. Their backgrounds include social work, psychotherapy, expressive art therapy, child development and child life studies.

Sue McWatt

MSW

Interim Executive Director
Heather O'Brien

CCLS

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Camp Erin Clinical Director
Tara Noble

MSW, RSW

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Family & Youth Program Facilitator
Megan Porter

MSW, RSW

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Family Program Facilitator
Tara McKenzie Field

MACP, RP

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Christina Lee

DTATI

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Youth Program Facilitator
Victoria Pileggi

PhD

Research & Evaluation Coordinator
Youth Program Facilitator
Becka Soyka

RECE

Intake & Volunteer Coordinator
Family Program Facilitator
Alice Tringham

BA(Hons)

Finance & HR Coordinator
Ceilidh Eaton Russell

MSc, CCLS

Research & Evaluation

(currently on leave)

Colleen Mousseau

M.Ed., R.P.

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Youth Program Facilitator

(currently on leave)

We need your help As a registered charity that DOES NOT RECEIVE GOVERNMENT FUNDING, we rely on the generosity of donors like you to provide children with the support they need at absolutely no cost to their families.

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We are a safe space
Dr. Jay Children’s Grief Centre is a safe and inclusive space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and their allies.
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