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An experienced team of healthcare professionals

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Glen Bailey, Psych. Associate

Glen has a B.A. (Honours) in Psychology and an M.Sc. with a specialization in Counselling. He is registered to practice in Counselling Psychology with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association.

Glen provides care and treatment to a wide variety of client groups. He has extensive experience in individual and group counselling as well as teaching and consulting in residential and educational treatment. Glen has significant training and experience in counselling and assessing adults as well as years of experience supporting persons with developmental challenges.

Glen has significant experience in cognitive, psycho-educational, and personality assessments. He has designed and overseen the operation of psychological testing programs for employee selection. Glen supports individuals dealing with trauma resulting from work place accidents and injuries and will guide them to alternate, workable life goals through counselling and vocational assessment.


Dr. Duncan Scott, Psychiatrist

Dr. Scott moved back to Kingston following his graduation from psychiatry. For 12 years he was the Chief Executive Officer of an 18 bed psychiatric hospital, the Institute of Psychotherapy. Positions of significance include; Deputy Chief of Psychiatry at Queen's University in Kingston, Medical Director/Bed Manager of the 34 in patient unit at Hotel Dieu Hospital as well as Acting Head of Psychiatry at Providence Care. Currently Dr. Scott is the acting clinical director for the Forensic Unit at Providence, a psychiatric consultant with the Government of Ontario at Quinte Detention Centre and is under contract with the federal government at the Correctional Services of Canada.

Dr. Scott is a psychiatric consultant for Empire Life Insurance Canada, an Independent Expert Reviewer with the Ontario Ministry of Health, provides consultation to the Workers Compensation Board (non-economic loss) and contributes third party psychiatric assessments for a variety of corporate clients. Dr. Scott maintains a private psychiatric practice in Kingston and operates a Methadone Clinic in Belleville.

Dr. Scott has presented talks to community based medical practitioners and professional peers on a broad range of topics such as the treatment and maintenance of psychiatric illness, pain and PTSD. He acts as an expert witness for both the Crown and defense attorneys. Among his many professional affiliations, he is a member of the Canadian Society of Medical Examiners, the American College of Forensic Examiners, Canadian Academy of Psychiatry and Law and a past President of the Association of Physicians in Corrections of Ontario.


Malika Cherif, Clinical Director

For the last nineteen years, Malika has worked in the mental health field in several different clinical and managerial capacities. Malika has a Master of Art in Clinical Psychology from Ryokan College in California where she is currently finishing her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. Malika is fluent in French, Arabic and English and works from a cross-cultural perspective using different clinical intervention modalities: Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology.

In the beginning of her career, Malika worked extensively with survivors of trauma and served populations from different ethnic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds: for example, immigrants and refugees survivors of war trauma, political persecution, religious oppression, as well as Aboriginal survivors of sexual abuse in residential schools and forceful community displacement. In the last twelve years, she expanded her work to include couple and family therapy in addition to individual therapy. She developed an expertise in working with victims of crimes; survivors of motor vehicle accident and catastrophic injuries and survivors of historical and recent sexual abuse.

Malika has also received intensive training from Dr. Patricia Crittenden (The Family Relations Institute, Miami). Her therapeutic interventions are guided by The Dynamic -Maturational Model (DMM). This model is the central theme of Malika’s research for her doctoral dissertation. Malika has a special interest in the body/ mind connection and Dance and Movement Therapy is one of her passions.

When she is not busy studying, working or raising a family; Malika likes to dance, do yoga, cook and socialize.


Kathy MacDonald, Reception/Support Staff

Kathy MacDonald has been working in the mental health field for the past 9 years in the capacity of administrative support. She attended Loyalist College where she obtained her diploma in Human Resources Administration. Her current responsibilities include, but are not limited to, support for the clinical team, scheduling appointments and organizing meetings, management of day to day operations of the office, billing, marketing, transcribing for psychiatrists, etc. She grew up and lives in the local area and has been playing and competing with local pipe bands for most of her life, a hobby that she has enjoyed along with her father, brother and several other family members.


Jennifer M.B. Gaddes, M.A., C. Psych. Assoc.

Jennifer studied biology, and developmental and clinical psychology at the Universities of Alberta, and Queen’s University at Kingston, completing a Masters at Queen’s in 1986. She spent several more years studying at Queen’s, and working in a range of treatment settings. In 1998, Jennifer pursued registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario as a Psychological Associate, and was successful. She has practiced in a range of child and adolescent based settings since that time. With the College, Jennifer is registered to work with children, adolescents and families, in the areas of clinical and school psychology. She is also am registered to complete Forensic Assessments with adolescents. Since 2007, Jennifer has been involved with the College of Psychologists Ontario as an examiner of new candidates for registration. Her background includes extensive work in outpatient, inpatient (short and long term), school and correctional settings for children and adolescents.


Dr. Michele Luke, Therapist

Dr. Michele Luke has been practising homeopathic medicine for 14 years, having graduated with Honours from the Homeopathic College of Canada in 1999. She is also a member of the Ontario Homeopathic Association.

Michele believes in promoting healthier lifestyle habits while allowing homeopathy to aid in the management of one's ailments.

What is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a system of medicine which stimulates the vital force of each individual. Symptoms are the language the body uses to express a state of disharmony. Homeopathy aids in the return of the body to a harmonious, balanced state.

Benefits of Homeopathy

Homeopathy focuses on disease prevention and health enhancement using natural medicines and patient education. It is particularly effective in the treatment of long term chronic diseases as well as acute diseases.

What is a homeopathic remedy?

Homeopathic remedies are derived from either plant, animal or mineral substances. The active ingredient is contained in natural base in a diluted form. The choice of remedy is carefully selected by a qualified homeopath who matches the symptoms of the patient to a specific remedy.

What can Homeopathy treat?

Homeopathy can be used in the treatment of a wide variety of ailments and conditions such as: Arthritis, asthma, arthritis, behavioural disorder in children, ADD, ADHD, hyperactivity, irritability, cancer, chronic fatigue depression, digestive disorders, crohn's disease, irritable bowel, colitis, fibromyalgia, grief, headaches, injuries/accidents, insomnia menopause, stress, substance misuse, and many more health related issues. There are no limits to the ailments homeopathy can aid in healing.

What to expect from a homeopathic consultation

During the consultation the Homeopath and patient will discuss the unique physical, emotional and mental symptoms of the individual. This process takes 1 to 2 hours, and follow-up take 1/2 hour to 1 hour to discuss the improvement of symptoms the patient experiences.


Treatment focuses on the removal of the cause of disease, getting to the root of the problem without masking the symptoms.


Dr. Larry Sanders, Chairman/CEO

Dr. Sanders has been the Chairman/CEO of Bayfield Treatment Centres since 1988. He is responsible for overseeing all Bayfield programs and administrative functions, provides and promotes leadership in areas of strategic planning, accountability, designation of roles and responsibilities, sets the Bayfield agenda, and chairs senior management and shareholder meetings.

He holds undergraduate degrees in physics, chemistry and psychology, graduate degrees in clinical psychology and organizational development and doctorate level in psychology and human and organizational systems. He is a Fellow of the APA and the AOA, and Life Member of the AMA.

Dr. Sanders has been a professor and lecturer at both the university and college level. He currently has affiliations with Ryerson University and The Fielding Institute. From 1977 to 1982 he worked for the Ministry of Health, Regional Children’s Centre. He was the President/CEO of Sterling and Associates from 1978 to 1988. In 1982 he developed and became the Executive Director of the Child Guidance Clinic where he integrated Children’s Mental Health, Child Welfare and Infant Development into one organizational structure.

Dr. Sanders has been the Chair, President or Advisor to many nonprofit and profit organizations, associations and government committees. He is an active member or fellow of several professional organizations, including APA, CPA, AOA, OARTY, CWLA, CWLC, AMA and is currently the Research Chair for the Ontario Association of Residences Treating Youth.

His recent research include, “The Making of a Lexicon for Effective Residential Treatment for High Risk Adolescent Males”; “A Decade of Treatment Based on a Theoretical Framework of Attachment”; “The Role of Child and Youth Practitioners in Evidence-Based Practice”; “ In Search of a Healing Praxis, A Quantitative and Qualitative Study of Attachment, Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology”. These articles can be viewed under Research at www.bayfield.net.


Sharlene Weitzman, Chief Operating Officer

Sharlene is a Clinical forensic social worker and an international supervisor of child psychotherapy and play therapy. She is a leading Canadian expert in the Dynamic Maturational Model of Attachment, Adult Attachment Interview.

Sharlene conducts assessments in the following areas: Attachment, Parenting Capacity, Custody and Access, Family Mediation and is considered an expert witness for the courts in the field of child welfare, custody and access and children's mental health. Having worked in the fields of youth justice, child welfare and children's mental health for the past 21 years, Sharlene is a strong advocate for children's rights.

This is further exampled by Sharlene's role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Bayfield Treatment Centre. Bayfield is a rural treatment centre located in Prince Edward County that offers milieu treatment to children, youth and adolescents dealing with mental health issues.

The combination of clinical work with individuals, dyad's and families is further highlighted in her role as COO in which she acts at the provincial level in the development of policy and legislation. Sharlene currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of Residences Treating Youth as the Stakeholder Committee Chair.

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