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

Executive Director
Heather O'Brien

CCLS

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Camp Erin Toronto Co-Director
Paul Kitz

BA (Child & Youth Care)

Program Facilitator
Christina Lee

DTATI, RP

Grief & Palliative Care Counsellor
Youth Program Facilitator
Danielle Courneya

BA, DTATI

Program Counsellor
Ceilidh Eaton Russell

MSc, CCLS

Director, Research and Evaluation
Sarah Henderson

MA

Director
Training Services
Valentina Cardozo

MSc, BSc(Hons)

Research & Evaluation Coordinator
Carrie Milne

B.Ed., BSc.

Fundraising Administrator
Adrienne Cooper
Bookkeeper
Brandon Holmes

B.Sc (Computer Science)

Database Analyst
Ashley Siegel

B.Sc. (Psychology & Neuroscience)

Research Analyst
Samantha O’Leary

PhD (in Progress), M.A. (Counselling Psychology)

Research Analyst
Stephanie Au

B.Comm. (Human Resources)

HR Assistant
Brian Dunphy
Director of Development
Youth Advisory Council
Hope McMaster
Hailey Spero
Antonietta Gutierrez
Karleigh Sutton
Sullivan Pearson
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