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Staff Bios

Meet our Staff

Stephanie Bernier, CEO

Photo of Stephanie BernierStephanie is a Licensed Social Worker and also has a Master’s Degree in Education. This background has influenced her work and approach in behavioral healthcare toward a patient-centered model. She has worked for Canyon Ridge Hospital since 2015 and was promoted to CEO in 2017. She has worked in behavioral health for 18 years. Prior to relocating to California, Stephanie was the Administrator of Pediatric Services at Acadia Hospital in Bangor, Maine and additionally has many years working in community mental health. She has an accomplished background of developing new programs to fit community needs and providing excellent patient care.

Wadie Alkhouri, M.D

Wadie AlkhouriIn January 2016, Wadie Alkhouri, M.D. accepted the Medical Director position at Canyon Ridge Hospital in Chino, California. Dr. Alkhouri is a board-certified psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience in treating patients who have a wide spectrum of psychiatric illnesses, with his primary focus on geriatric psychiatry. He also specializes in affective disorders and daily treatment in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Therapy. Before relocating to California, Dr. Alkhouri headed one of the largest psychiatric health care centers in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is an attending psychiatrist in several skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities for the elderly within Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside counties. Since joining Canyon Ridge Hospital, his experience with the geriatric population has played a huge part in the development and opening of our Generations Program.

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Our assessment and referral team is staffed with licensed professionals 24/7 to help you get the help you need, when you need it. To schedule a no-cost, confidential assessment call 909-590-3700 today.