CHC Adds to their Behavioral Health Team

Community Health Center of Cape Cod Adds to their Behavioral Health Team

Mashpee – Community Health Center of Cape Cod has hired two practitioners to meet their increasing demands for behavioral health services: Jay G. Stearns, MD and Kelly Kirkbride, LMHC.

Jay Stearns

Dr. Jay Stearns, of Plymouth, is a staff psychiatrist at Community Health Center of Cape Cod. He graduated from the University of Vermont, College of Medicine and is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Adult Psychiatry. He comes to CHC with over 40 years’ experience, most recently working for Cape Cod Human Services in Hyannis. Dr. Stearns will be seeing patients on Wednesdays in the Bourne office.



Kelly Kirkbride

Kelly Kirkbride, of Brewster, is a licensed mental health counselor who provides individual and group therapy. Prior to Community Health Center of Cape Cod, she worked at the Department of Youth Services/Brewster Treatment, counseling adolescent males committed to DYS. She has also worked as a counselor in the Intensive Outpatient and Structured Outpatient Addictions Program at Gosnold. Ms. Kirkbride has an undergraduate degree from Emerson College, a graduate degree from Lesley University and CNA certification.


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Author: Mashpee Chamber of Commerce

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