Marc Lockhart, M.D.
Marc Lockhart, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist in George Town, Grand Cayman. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from UTESA Medical College in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and did 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 22 years. He provides the full spectrum of psychiatric services to children, adolescents adults and seniors. Dr. Lockhart is the Medical Director of BHAC. He currently serves as 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 also practiced at The Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital (now Doctors Hospital) and served twice as the Chief of Medical Staff at CTMH. Dr. Lockhart is a former Chairman of The Mental Health Commission of The Cayman Islands. Throughout his career, he has advocated for those with severe mental illness, which has led to the completion of a long-term mental facility for the residents of the Cayman Islands. Areas of special interest and clinical focus include emergency psychiatry, psychopharmacology and mood disorders. 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 ongoing initiatives include reducing stigma around mental illness and increasing access to resources for those in need.
Susanne Neita, M.B., B.S., D.M. (Psychiatry)
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
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, PCC-ICF
PROFESSIONAL LIFE COACH
Heather Lockhart, Professional Life Coach, is a Coach U Graduate. Heather is certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF) as a Professional Certified Coach (PCC). 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 time management, productivity, energy management, and work-life harmonization. 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 is an experienced Administrator with a passion for health care. As BHAC’s Administrator, Charmaine oversees all day-to-day operations, and is focused on maintaining a patient-centered environment. Charmaine has been with BHAC since the formation of the company in 2013, is an essential part of the management team, and is an expert in clinical administration. Prior to joining BHAC, Charmaine spent six years at CTMH Doctors Hospital in roles that included managing the business office, and as Coordinator of the CTMH Specialist Clinic. Charmaine is a qualified medical assistant and has formal training in billing and coding. She is also a certified Psychiatric Technician and is qualified to administer assessments. 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.