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.).
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.
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.
Jedediah (Jed) Wilson
Jedediah (Jed) Wilson is a Licensed Counselling Therapist - Candidate with the College of Counselling Therapists of New Brunswick (CCTNB). Prior to completing their MA in Counselling Psychology, they worked in qEEG Biofeedback Therapy with an interest in studying the cortical potential of operational stress injuries (OSI) and secondary axonal insult associated with blast-wave trauma. Currently, Jed runs a private practice in Fredericton, New Brunswick where they work with complex trauma, dissociation, process addictions, and OSIs. They have completed further education in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and dissociation-informed care. Jed hopes to improve on the mental health system in New Brunswick through the promotion of awareness of existing resources and advocating for the role of LCTs as stakeholders in public healthcare.
Nigel is a Licensed Counseling Therapist with the College of Counseling Therapists of New Brunswick (CCTNB), a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), an associate member with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC), a St. Joseph’s Health Care Hamilton 3 Wishes Project Alumni, and an award-winning researcher. As a volunteer, Nigel strives to serve our province at all levels and sits on a number of different boards and committees with the end goal of not only promoting compassionate person-centered care but also improving best practice relating to mental health services in general. Regarding his day job, Nigel owns and operates Port City Counselling Services Inc., a small group practice located in Saint John, NB.
Jessica Salazar has been a Permanent Resident of Canada since 2020. She moved to Fredericton from Mexico and since then has been trying to find different ways to connect with her new community. She obtained a BSc in Biotechnology Engineering in 2016 and her science background has helped her keep a curious and open mind. She has worked in the Education sector since 2018.