Staff

Marc Lockhart, MD

PSYCHIATRIST

Marc Lockhart, MD is a board certified psychiatrist in George Town, Grand Cayman. He completed his Adult Psychiatry Residency at Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, Michigan. He has been a practicing psychiatrist in The Cayman Islands for over 18 years and has been in the profession for over 22 years. Dr. Lockhart is the Medical Director of BHAC, and serves as The Director of Inpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at The Health Services Authority where he also manages clinical duties for forensic (Prisons) and Spanish language services. He practiced at The Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital and served twice as the Chief of Medical Staff at CTMH. Dr. Lockhart is the Chairman of The Cayman Islands Mental Health Commission, and has previously served as Deputy Director of The Health Practice Commission. Dr. Lockhart received the honour of Emerging Pioneer in January 2015, which was presented to him for his significant contribution to the development of healthcare services in the Cayman Islands. His areas of special interest and clinical focus include emergency psychiatry and psychopharmacology. Dr. Lockhart provides the full spectrum of psychiatric services for children, adolescents and adults and seniors.


Susanne Neita, M.B., B.S., D.M. (Psychiatry)

PSYCHIATRIST

Susanne Neita, M.B., B.S., D.M. (Psychiatry) is licensed as a Psychiatrist in the Cayman Islands and Jamaica. She completed medical school at the University of the West Indies (Mona). She gained experience in Psychiatry at general hospitals and at the psychiatry specialty hospital in Jamaica for ten years. She worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist at Jamaica’s public psychiatric hospital for five years and has also been an Associate Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of the West Indies. Additionally, she served as a Consultant Psychiatrist to the Drug Treatment and Rehabilitation Court and to the Department of Correctional Services in Jamaica. She is a published author of peer-reviewed articles on topics including dementia and consultation-liaison psychiatry. Dr. Neita is experienced in the assessment of forensic issues and the preparation of medical/legal reports. She has clinical experience in the full range of psychiatric presentations and has special interests in the management of mood and psychotic disorders, forensic matters, psychopharmacology, and geriatrics/dementia. Dr. Neita believes in working with each patient towards wellness and personal fulfillment.


Xenia Sotiriou, B.A, M. Ed, Adv. Dip, PhD

THERAPIST

Xenia Sotiriou has a B.A. (Hons) in Human Communication and Psychology, an M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and an Advanced Diploma in Counseling from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. Xenia has a PhD in Organizational Psychology where she used Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) tools to understand group and individual dynamics.

Xenia has extensive experience as a therapist working with adults on issues such as depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, and grief to name a few. As a therapist, Xenia is responsive to the needs of individuals and as a result utilizes a number of therapeutic techniques stemming from Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Behavioral Therapy. Xenia is committed to helping individuals overcome personal difficulties by helping them identify repetitive patterns of behavior that are contributing to their current experience. Xenia feels strongly about taking a systemic approach in order to help individuals recognize how interactions between self-and-other(s) as well as self-to-self can influence an individual’s experience and exacerbate negative emotional experiences. Xenia provides individual, family and couples therapy.


Heather Lockhart, ACC ICF

PROFESSIONAL LIFE COACH

Heather Lockhart, Professional Life Coach, is a Coach U Graduate. Heather is certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as an Associate Certified Coach (ACC). She supports clients who want to create positive change in their lives by assisting them to develop powerful action and strategy plans. Before becoming a coach, Heather attended Ohio State University, and worked in corporate sales, sales management, and marketing. The common thread in her career has always been helping others to reach their full potential. Heather works with professionals, business owners, and executives to assist them to achieve their goals. Areas of interest for many of her clients include career transition, time management, life balance, leadership development, and self-empowerment. Services include individual coaching, group coaching, and workshops.  Heather is the Chief Operating Officer of BHAC, and the owner of The Clarity Hub, a BHAC company.  She has lived in the Cayman Islands since 2005, and is originally from Bay Village, Ohio.


Charmaine Elias

ADMINISTRATOR

Charmaine Elias is an experienced professional with a passion for health care. As Administrator, Charmaine handles all day-to-day operations, and is focused on maintaining a patient- centered environment at BHAC. She is a certified Psychiatric Technician, and a qualified medical assistant. Prior to joining BHAC, Charmaine spent six years at the Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital (CTMH), in roles that included managing the business office, and as Coordinator of the CTMH Specialist Clinic. Charmaine is currently pursuing studies in billing and coding. In her previous career in financial services, she worked as a qualified banker and as bank manager. Her dedication to humanitarian service has been recognized by the Lions Club, who awarded her the highest honor, making her a Melvin Jones Fellow of Lions International. Charmaine is a lifetime member of The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens in Grand Cayman.


Kayla Powell

Patient Account Coordinator

Kayla Powell is 2012 graduate of Clifton Hunter High School.  She has been BHAC’s Patient Account Coordinator since 2016. In addition to handling the front desk, she coordinates all patient activity, including scheduling appointments and checking in patients. Kayla is highly efficient, has an affinity for accounting and cash management, and is passionate about community service. Her background in customer care and dedication to client satisfaction makes her an ideal fit for BHAC’s patient-centered care environment.