Welcome to “I’m Glad You Asked” where two CHEO experts – Dr. Phil Ritchie and Dr. Hazen Gandy – will answer your questions about mental health. “I’m Glad You Asked”is an educational forum for discussion of general mental health questions and issues. When you submit a question through the form, you are agreeing to have your question – and its response – posted to this website.
Hazen Gandy, M.D. is a psychiatrist at CHEO as well as the Chair of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa.
Phil Ritchie, C. Psych. is a psychologist at CHEO who specializes in mood and anxiety disorders, urgent care, disaster response and helping parents build resilient teens.