Mental Health & Christianity | March 25, 2023


Join us on March 25, 2023, at 5:30 PM for a riveting discussion about mental health and Christianity!

About the Panelists: 

Cerola Charles, M.D., a proud alumnus of Howard University College of Medicine, began psychiatric training at the University of Colorado in Denver before joining the faculty for the Department of Psychiatry where she served from 2016-2019. Currently, she is in private practice with her father in Phoenix AZ where she serves as Director for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation an innovative treatment for depression. She specializes in helping patients with treatment resistant depression where other modalities have not been successful. She also has a passion for addiction work.  She serves part-time as a physician for those struggling with opioid use in the metro Phoenix area. As a Christian, she believes it is important for the church to be open to dialogue about mental health issues often stigmatized by the religious community to increase awareness and potentially partnerships to improve access to mental health professionals.

Dr. Johanne Mathieu has earned her Medical Degree from the University of Ottawa and is currently doing her specialization at Queen's University in Psychiatry, the field of medicine focused on preventing, diagnosing and treating severe mental illness. Outside of medicine, she is passionate about the word of God, likes to listen to cultural podcasts, and loves to mentor disenfranchised youth to succeed on their career path.

Lamar McCormack graduated with a Master of Counselling Psychology with a School and Youth concentration from the University of Adler in Vancouver. With nine years of experience working in youth and community mental health, Lamar is currently working as a Community Mental Health Worker with Britannia Woods Community House, providing mental health counselling and supports to black and racialized children, youth, adults and families that wouldn't otherwise have access to such services.

Krystina Sainté-Cupidon is a social worker. She has worked in mental health, domestic abuse and with the military. She is currently working in case management at the University of  Ottawa with the Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) community.

This is a discussion you do not want to miss!

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