(MSW, Clinical Social Work; BA Psychology)
Chief Clinical Officer
Michael Gillis brings with him 28 years of experience from the behavioural health industry. His professional career includes leading roles such as the Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Sunspire Health in the US (a private behavioural health care organisation with 260+ residential beds) as well as the Executive Director and Director of Admissions and Marketing for Lifeskills South Florida.
Michael has a wealth of knowledge, experience and energy across multiple disciplines. He is able to provide consultation in all aspects of treatment services and ensure that clinical programming is delivered consistently while following, even exceeding, best clinical practices. Michael is a well-respected leader among his peers and has managed multiple professional teams including, but not limited to, physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers and licensed mental health counsellors. In addition to his professional accolades, Michael launched and funded projects through Florida’s largest not-for-profit agency that delivered services exclusively to the poorest of the poor in counties in the Caribbean basin.
Michael has a warm and engaging personality and is truly a pivotal addition to our team at The Cabin.