Leadership Team

Meet our leaders and mentors!

613-723-1623 ext. 228


 Michael Hone, M.Ed, RP,       Executive Director

Pronouns:  he/him

Michael has been working in child and adolescent services since 1988 in a variety of settings including child welfare, youth justice, education and child & youth mental health.  He has been with CCMHC since 1996 and has been the Executive Director since January 2015.

613-723-1623 ext. 231


Julie Giachino, M.Ed., RP,            Associate Executive Director

Pronouns:  she/her

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.


613-723-1623 ext. 225



Dean Guo, MSc, CPA, CGA, CIA, Director of Finance

Pronouns:  he/him

Dean has over 10 years of experience in internal audit, external audit, and financial management gained in both public accounting and the for-profit industry.  Dean joined the CCMHC team in 2022.


613-723-1623 ext. 302


Rajesh Gopalakrishnan, MSW, RSW, Supervisor

Pronouns:  he/him

Rajesh is a registered Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working across the child welfare, mental health, and other community services. He joined the CCMHC team in October 2021.

613-723-1623 ext. 223



Cara Kaiserman, MSW, RSW, Supervisor

Pronouns:  she/her

Cara has worked in child and adolescent mental health since 2006. She is a Registered Social Worker and Certified Practitioner in Collaborative Problem Solving.  Cara joined the CCMHC team in 2011.

613-723-1623 ext. 242



Isabelle MacNider, MSW, RSW, M.Ed., Supervisor

Pronouns:  she/her

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.

613-723-1623 ext. 422




Natasha So, MA, RP, Supervisor

Pronouns:  she/her

Natasha is a Registered Psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience in the field of child and youth mental health, including over a decade supporting adolescent parents. She has specialized in Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health and has been a part of the CCMHC team since 2021.






































Child & Family Clinic Hours


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WEDNESDAY 9am – noon  and

THURSDAY  Noon-8pm 


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