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The ByWard Family Health Team offers psychiatric services to all patients.

What to Expect
  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment
  • Diagnosis information for patients and caregivers
  • Treatment recommendations and medication monitoring
  • Links to appropriate community support services
How to Access

Referrals from family physician or nurse practitioner for psychiatry can be faxed at 613-564-6627.


Dr. Anne Galipeau completed her Bachelor of Science degree and her Medical Degree at the University of Toronto. She subsequently completed her 5 year specialist training in Psychiatry at McGill University. She has been working at the ByWard Family Health Team (formerly known as University of Ottawa Health Services) for 20 years, since she greatly enjoys working with students. She has experience across all range of psychiatric conditions, including Mood Disorders, such as Depression and Bipolar Affective Disorder, Anxiety Disorders including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Attention Deficit Disorder, among other conditions.  She is well versed in pharmacology and also has been extensively trained and is experienced in the use of many  different types of therapy, from Cognitive Behavioural to Psychodynamic to Mindfulness based, and typically has an eclectic and individualized approach.

Dr. Anne Duffy is an academic psychiatrist with a clinical and research focus on understanding risk pathways and onset of psychopathology, in particular mood-disorders, in high-risk youth and university students. Her clinical research work is based out of the University of Ottawa Health Services (UOHS) and Queen’s Student Health Services. She currently holds a full-time academic position in the Department of Psychiatry at Queens University and has been invited as a Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford University to develop an international collaborative network of student mental health research. Duffy’s research has been funded consistently for over 20 years by provincial, national and international peer-reviewed operating grants including from the CIHR, OMHF and NARSAD and she has been the recipient of several competitive salary awards including a Canada Research Chair in Child Mood Disorders. Dr Duffy has mentored numerous clinical and research trainees and has >120 publications in scientific journals.  She is on the Editorial Board of several peer-reviewed scientific journals and is currently the Vice President of Research for the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD).


Dr. Milin graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa where he completed his residency training in Psychiatry. He then went on to complete dual fellowships in Child and Adolescent, and in Addiction Psychiatry.

Dr. Milin is an Associate Professor and served as the Head of the Division of Addiction & Mental Health at the University of Ottawa, Department of Psychiatry. He is the Founding Clinical Director of the Youth Psychiatry Program at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, (ROMHC). For over 25 years he served as the Director of the Adolescent Day Treatment/School Unit at the ROMHC. Currently, Dr. Milin is the Consulting Psychiatrist with the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre, a provincial centre for youth substance use treatment, and Consulting Psychiatrist for youth/adult ADHD at the ByWard Family Health Clinic in Ottawa. Dr. Milin was a Clinical Investigator of longstanding with the Institute of Mental Health Research, University of Ottawa where his research interests focused on youth substance/cannabis use disorder, developmental psychopathology and more recently youth mental health awareness and stigma. His research publications have received over 1000 citations. Dr. Milin has given over 200 peer-reviewed and invited presentations. Dr. Milin has been an honored recipient of The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s (AACAP) prestigious Elaine Schlosser Lewis Award; awarded annually for the best research paper published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has also received the honour of being named a “Master Clinician” by the AACAP in recognition of his outstanding work in the field. Dr. Milin is a Follow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA). Dr. Milin has served on numerous international and national professional association committees including the APA Council on Addiction Psychiatry and the AACAP Substance Abuse Committee. He has been an expert contributor to professional practice parameters and policies. Dr. Milin is a member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal on Addictions and has served for many years on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Milin is an internationally recognized clinical expert in youth and addiction psychiatry.

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