Réal Leclerc has a Bachelor’s in psychology and a Master’s in Career Counselling from Université de Moncton. He was President of AFCONB (Association francophones des conseillères et conseillers en orientation du Nouveau-Brunswick) and NB Francophone Director with CCA (now Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association). In his mandate with CCA, he was part of the organizing committee of the CCA Annual Conference held in Moncton in 2008 and was a driving force in bringing representatives of the 3 Counselling associations of NB together to achieve the regulation of counselling therapists in NB. He is offering his services as President of the College of Licensed Counselling Therapists of NB because he wants to make a significant contribution to promote the professional services provided by its’ members in order to have them recognized by Insurance Companies and within different Provincial Departments (Health, Education, Social Development, etc.).
Brian is a certified clinical counsellor with extensive experience in education, counselling, student services, educational programing, post-secondary education student recruitment and retention. Brian also has a significant amount of experience supporting First Nations communities all within the public and private sectors. He has completed a master’s degree with a specialization in counseling psychology. A Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in psychology and sociology, as well as a Bachelor of Education degree with a concentration in Elementary education and guidance counselling. He is a proud former member of the Canadian Armed forces reserves and was also a paramedic for several years before attending university. Brian is a highly effective negotiator and communicator with great people skills along with great leadership, problem solving with strong solution focused methodology, decision making abilities and a keen eye for program innovation. Brian loves to help people and most importantly to support those overcoming adversity while promoting resilience.
Treasurer, Supervision Committee, Billing Access Committee
Shelagh has three Bachelor degrees in Science, Business Administration and Education as well as a Master's degree in Counselling. She is in her second year as a school counsellor for K-Grade 5 students after working for 14 years as a middle school counsellor. Before starting her favourite job as a school counsellor, she worked in private practice and as an education consultant for 13 years. She has been involved in the journey to legislation for 25 years and served on the Federation Committee from 2008-2017 when we opened the doors of CCTNB. Since then, she has served on the Board in several capacities. At the moment, she is CCTNB's Treasurer, as well as the Co-Chair of the Supervision Committee and a contributor to the Registration Committee.
Director, Registration Committee, By-Laws Committee
Janice holds a Masters of Science in Criminal Justice and a Masters of Education in Counselling Psychology. She is a Licensed Counselling Therapist and Canadian Certified Counsellor who is passionate about providing others with practical tools to enhance and maintain relationships, mental wellness, and fulfillment in their professional and personal lives. She has worked in the mental health field for over 25 years, starting her career working with at-risk youth, and then teaching at the college level, before becoming a counsellor in 2006. Janice works in private practice at Empathic Life Solutions. Janice is Chair of the Registration Committee for CCTNB
With over 20 years of experience in the Social Services Karen Tellier, as a public board member of the College Counselling Therapists of New Brunswick brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the diverse needs of the community. Karen TELLIER has joined the board in November of 2020 and seeking opportunities to collaborate with the board in representing the public.
Kerri Gaskin holds an MA in Counselling Psychology and is Eagala Certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy. Kerri has specialized training in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma, Post-traumatic Growth, Experiential Education, Polyvagal Theory, and Somatic Processing. With a special interest in working with caring professionals to combat compassion fatigue, professional burnout, and secondary traumatization, Kerri is committed to the 3 Cs...compassion, community, and communication. She strives to provide a safe and open space for clients and colleagues.
Sherry is a Licensed Counselling Therapist of NB. She currently sits as an executive board member of the New Brunswick Career Development Association, the Technology and Innovative Solutions chapter of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, and part of the board of directors in the CCTNB as of 2020. Sherry brings a variety of perspectives to the field of counselling therapy as a woman, technology entrepreneur, virtual reality researcher, and first-generation immigrant from Hong-Kong.