The Boarding Homes Ministry community welcomed Kate McGee as Executive Director and Chaplain in January 2018. Kate worked with BHM for 3 years as a student chaplain under Rodger Hunter’s mentorship. Kate brings to BHM a specialty in the spiritual care of people with lived experience of mental illness, cultivated through years of work as a multi-faith hospital chaplain in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings. Kate has also offered spiritual care in nursing homes, homeless shelters and women’s shelters. Reverence and regard for the person are the cornerstones of Kate’s therapeutic work.
Kate holds an MDiv/STB from Regis College, the Jesuit college at the University of Toronto. She attends the First Narayever Congregation, a Traditional Egalitarian Jewish community in downtown Toronto. She is a Registered Psychotherapist in the Province of Ontario.