Ariane Charlebois is Director of Communications at the Canadian Mental Health Association, Montreal branch and Quebec division. She holds a graduate degree in public health and a bachelor’s in psychology from the Université de Montréal. Passionate about mental health promotion and social impact, she favours a social marketing approach to influence and raise awareness among different audiences. For the past few years, she has been involved with the cause of caregivers by sitting on the board of directors of a Montreal organization specializing in caregiving.
Geneviève Fecteau is Executive Director of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Québec Division and Montréal Branch. A graduate of the School of Industrial Relations of the University of Montréal, she has several specializations, including intercultural relations, career counselling and linguistics. She has worked in the mental health field for more than 15 years. Her work is based primarily on promotion-prevention.
Seif Maamoun is the clinical support officer for the Getting Back to Feeling program. He has a master’s degree in clinical and health psychology. He has practiced as a clinical psychologist in his native country in various public and private facilities. He has practiced psychological assessment and individual and group psychotherapy with a variety of adult patients suffering from various mental disorders such as personality disorders, mood disorders, various forms of psychosis, and substance use and abuse disorders.
However, Seif wanted to reorient his career to contribute to a broader mental health impact, namely community and population mental health. He decided to turn to the field of health care systems management and pursue a Master’s degree in health care administration at the University of Montreal’s School of Public Health. His recent studies provide him with field experience in the analysis and management of organizational change.
Daynah Savage is the Administrative Coordinator for the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Quebec Division. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. In her career, Daynah has held a variety of administrative, coordination and management roles. She has worked in a variety of fields, particularly in the community sector in recent years. She is passionate about project coordination and management and is interested in people’s well-being and overall health.