Dr. Peter Dixon will be joining Huron Health System in January 2024
January 08, 2024
A new psychiatrist to start in the new
Huron Health System welcomes new
psychiatrist to enhance Mental Health services
Goderich, ON— January 8, 2024 — The Huron Health System is proud to announce the
addition of Dr. Peter Dixon, a distinguished psychiatrist, to our team of
healthcare professionals. Dr. Dixon brings a wealth of experience and expertise
to our hospital, reinforcing our commitment to providing comprehensive mental
health services to the community and beyond.
Dr. Peter Dixon studied medicine at the University of
Queensland in Australia before returning to Canada to specialize in
psychiatry. Upon completion of residency, he is looking forward to starting
inpatient and outpatient psychiatry in Goderich. His approach to mental health focuses on early
recognition and treatment, with special attention paid to a person's
unique personal, cultural, and environmental contexts. He is interested in
combining evidence-based therapeutic approaches, such as Cognitive
Behavioural Therapy, with pharmacology as needed to manage symptoms to help
clients identify their values and then develop goals, strategies, and the
confidence to live their lives with health, happiness, and meaning.
The addition of Dr. Dixon to our team reflects our commitment to
addressing the growing need for high-quality mental health care in the region.
Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being, and Huron Health
System is dedicated to ensuring that individuals in our community have access
to the best possible care.
Dr. Dixon’s expertise will contribute to the expansion and improvement of
our psychiatric services, allowing us to offer a wider range of treatment
options for various mental health conditions. Patients can expect personalized
and evidence-based care delivered with empathy and understanding.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors of Huron Health Systems it is a
privilege for me to welcome Dr. Dixon to our Psychiatry Team”, said Glen
McNeil, HHS Board Chair. “Providing Mental Health supports to Huron County residents
is a priority for HHS.”
"We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Dixon to Huron Health System. His arrival
represents a significant step forward in our mission to provide exceptional
mental health services to our community and the surrounding region. With his
wealth of experience, he will play a key role in enhancing our capabilities and
ensuring that individuals receive the care they need," said Jimmy Trieu,
President & CEO.
the proud mayor of our vibrant community, I extend a warm welcome to Dr. Dixon,
our esteemed new psychiatrist”, stated Trevor Bazinet, Mayor of Goderich. “In a world where mental well-being is
paramount, your arrival brings a beacon of hope and healing to our residents.
Together, let us foster a city where compassion and understanding thrive, as we
work hand in hand to build a healthier and happier tomorrow for all."
As part of our ongoing commitment to mental health, Huron Health System
will continue to invest in resources, programs, and partnerships that support
the overall well-being of our community. We believe that Dr. Dixon's
contributions will have a positive and lasting impact on the mental health
landscape in the region.
For more information:
Trieu | President & CEO
Alexandra Marine & General Hospital
120 Napier St, Goderich, ON N7A 1W5
24 Huron St. W., Exeter, ON, N0M 1S2
T 519.524.8689 x 5711 | F 519.524.8504
T 519.235.2700 x
5150 | F 519.235.3405
About Huron Health System
in Huron County, the Huron Health System consists of two hospitals – the
Alexandra Marine & General Hospital and the South Huron Hospital – and
provides regional healthcare services catering to our rural population's unique
needs. The Huron Health System is committed to fostering a healthier and
happier community by offering accessible, high-quality medical services. Our
healthcare professionals are not just providers; they are your neighbors,
friends, and dedicated individuals who share a commitment to the well-being of
everyone in Huron County. With a team of highly skilled professionals and our
commitment to quality care, the Huron Health System is committed to enhancing
the health and well-being of our patients.