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SJHH ... / Health Services/ Mental Health & Addiction Services/ Mental Health Services/ Women's Health Concerns Clinic (WHCC)/ Your Care Team

The WHCC Team

Clinical Staff

Dr. Benecio Frey

Psychiatrist, Director

Dr. Shiny Gunasekera, MD, FRCPC


Dr. Gunasekera sees patients at the WHCC as well as the Mood Disorders Program (MDP). She devotes a significant amount of her time to teaching the Obstetrics and Gynecology residents rotating through the WHCC.

Dr. Luciano Minuzzi, MD, PhD


Dr. Minuzzi sees patients at the WHCC as well as the Mood Disorders Program (MDP). Dr. Minuzzi's research interests include the aspects of brain neurotransmission presented in mood disorders and their clinical implications for treatment and prevention. 

Dr. Sheryl Green, PhD, CPsych


Dr. Green's clinical interests include cognitive behavioural and mindfulness-based interventions for depression, anxiety, and health-related difficulties. Her research interests include developing cognitive-behavioural and mindfulness-based treatment protocols for specific populations, such as perinatal women.

Erika Haber

Co-morbidity Clinician

Dr. Vanessa Lentz - MD, FRCPC, MSc, MHA (cand.)


Dan-Bi Cho

Registered Nurse

*Photo to come

Christelle Tshilenge

Social Worker

Peggy Carter-Arrowsmith

Registered Nurse

Sarah Kilpatrick

Social Worker

Eleanor Donegan

Post Doctoral Fellow

Administrative Staff

Lisa Botas

Administrative Assistant

Clara Mattaliano

Intake Coordinator

Sharon Simons

Program Manager

Research Staff

Marg Coote

Research Laboratory Manager

Lauren Cudney

Research Coordinator for Dr. Frey

Gabriella Mattina

PhD Student

Arela Agako

Research Assistant

Graduate Students

Manpreet Sehmbi

MSc student (transfer to PhD)

Sabrina Syan

MSc student

Olivia Allega

MSc student

Anastatsiya Slyepchenko

MSc Student