Family Enrichment and Counselling Service Inc is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and managed by an Executive Director.


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Administrative Staff

Executive Director

Leentje Deleuil

MSc, BbA

You can reach Leentje by telephone at 506-458-8211, extension 224, toll free at 1-888-829-6777 or by email at ed@familyenrichment.ca.

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Leentje joined the Family Enrichment and Counselling Service Team in Fredericton in February 2019.

Leentje is a highly experienced, dedicated, multilingual leader with a huge experience in both private and non profit sector where she acquired valuable experience in human resources, labour relations, training and development and networking.

She is skilled at identifying, evaluating and responding to needs of an organization and strives to excel.

Executive Assistant

Paula Poirier

To contact Paula, please call 506-458-8211, extension 229 or toll free at 1-888-829-6777, or email paulap@familyenrichment.ca

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Paula has been working at Family Enrichment since September 2005.  She is an Honours graduate of the Atlantic Business College.

Paula looks forward to coming to work every day and this is what she has to say, “I work with a wonderful group of caring people and I believe that Family Enrichment and Counselling Service can make a positive difference in people’s lives!”

Communications Manager

Mikala Watson

To reach reception dial 506-458-8211 ext. 220

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Mikala’s biography is coming soon…

Clinical Advisor

Clinical Advisor

Tracy Houlding

L.Lb., M.Ed., CCC

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Tracy provides counselling to individuals and couples.  She has completed advanced training in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples, as well as training in Gottman Couples Therapy, working with survivors of sexual violence, the treatment of depression and anxiety, stress management and cognitive behavioural interventions for emotional eating.  She particularly enjoys helping people work through major life transitions by helping them access their own strengths and resources.

Counsellors

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Tom McAvity

Lic. Psychologist

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Tom offer mental health counselling dealing with depression, anxiety, anger, stress management, hypertension, PTSD, and addictions.  Tom’s specialty is mindfulness.

Counsellor

Noelle McHugh

MSW, RSW

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Noelle McHugh has been a social worker for the past 35 years.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Saint Thomas University in 1983 and a Master of Social Work degree from Carleton University in 1985.  She started her career working at Centracare Psychiatric Hospital as a psychiatric social worker in Saint John, NB where she worked from 1985 to 1987 before moving to Ottawa, Ontario and starting employment with the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa-Carleton. She worked for Ottawa CAS from 1987 to 1991 as a member of a specialized family therapy team called the Adolescent Crisis Team. Following this employment she moved back to Saint John where she was employed from 1992 to 2001 in child welfare with the Department of Health and Community Services.  While with this department she worked with youth who were in the permanent care of the province and she also lead the regional Youth Treatment Team which was a multi agency advisory team for youth with Conduct Disorder.

In 2001 she moved to Woodstock Brunswick and became employed in the field of mental health and addiction services.  While working for Horizon Health Network in community mental health and addictions she was also a private practitioner providing clinical intervention. From 2006 to 2017 she assumed the role of Manager of the Upper River Valley Mental Health and Addiction Services. In this role she managed two community mental health and addiction service centres and 34 staff.

In 2017 she retired from Horizon Health Network and started working for Family Enrichment Counselling Services in Fredericton, N.B.. Noelle has an interest and expertise in working with older teens and adults who have mental health and addiction issues including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, past childhood abuse, domestic violence, traumatic events, low self esteem, and stress due to a lack of  work life balance. She does individual, couple and family counselling.

Child therapist

Nicoli Stiller (Dos Santos)

MSW, RSW

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Nicoli is a registered social worker who provides counselling to children, youth and their families.

She uses talk therapy, parent-coaching, and play therapy approaches to support children and their families who seek out support for various challenges and concerns. Nicoli has a specific interest and experience in supporting children who have experienced trauma. She also works with children and their families whose concerns include anxiety, low self-esteem, learning challenges, social skills challenges, separation/divorce, grief, aggression, and family violence.

Nicoli received her Bachelor of Arts and Master in Social Work from the University of Toronto, and training in child therapy, family therapy, and group therapy at the SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health in Toronto, Ontario.

Counsellor

Bobby Ross

BA, M.Ed, CCC

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Bobby Ross specializes in counselling adolescents and in issues related to trauma such as PTSD.

Bobby also provides counselling to individuals of all ages.

Bobby supervises clinical interns from the M.Ed. program at UNB

Counsellor

Sara Vikse-Brenton

MSc (Psych), CCC, LCT

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Sara started as a casual counsellor with Family Enrichment in 2012 and joined the staff full time in 2017.  Sara works with youth, adults, and couples with a variety of concerns including but not limited to, depression; anxiety; relationships and family violence.  She works from a strengths-based approach, utilizing mindfulness techniques and solution-focused therapy. Sara facilitates the Changing Tides program for women who live or have lived in aggressive relationships.

Counsellor

Anne Caverhill

MSW

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Anne Caverhill  specializes in grief counselling to individuals of all ages.  Anne also facilitates a grief support group. Anne has a great deal of experience dealing with terminally ill clients and their families and with families trying to determine arrangements for aging parents.

Counsellor

Anne St. Pierre

MSc.(psych), CCC, LCT

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Anne’s biography is coming soon…

Counsellor

Alexander (Sandy) Gordon

MSW, RSW

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Alexander (Sandy) Gordon has worked as a contractor at Family Enrichment since 2002. Sandy also provides individual, couples, and family counselling. He specializes in men’s anger management and domestic violence issues.

Before Family Enrichment, Sandy worked for 26 years with the provincial government in child welfare programs, primarily child protection.

Sandy is committed to helping clients make sense of their lives and find positive solutions to situations of personal conflict and discouragement.

Counsellor

Jocelyn Anderson, MSW,RSW

MSW, RSW

Read More About Jocelyn

Bio will follow

Counsellor

Marilia Paulon, MSW,RSW

MSW, RSW

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Bio will follow

Board President

Bruce McClary

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Bruce is an Information Technology Programmer/Analyst Instructor at NBCC- Fredericton Campus.
He joined the Board of Family Enrichment in January 2016 and was appointed Chair in September 2017.

Bruce believes in the high quality counselling Family Enrichment provides to thousands of clients every year.

Being an active member of the Board is Bruce’s way to give back to the community.

Board Vice-President

Mike Ryan

BA, LLB, BSW

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Mike joined the Family Enrichment board of Directors in October 2016. He is the Vice-President of the Board.

He plays an active role in the John Howard Society of Fredericton and Capital Region Mental Health and Addictions Association

He is co-coordinator for the Fredericton Housing First Services and Street Outreach Program

His office is located in the Men’s Shelter (St. John House) 65 Brunswick St. Mike’s goal is helping Fredericton’s Homeless find and maintain affordable housing.

Executive Director

Leentje Deleuil

MSc, BbA

Read More About Leentje

Leentje joined the Family Enrichment and Counselling Service Team in Fredericton in February 2019.

Leentje is a highly experienced, dedicated, multilingual leader with a huge experience in both private and non profit sector where she acquired valuable experience in human resources, labour relations, training and development and networking.

She is skilled at identifying, evaluating and responding to needs of an organization and strives to excel.

Treasurer

Tyler Szo

BBA, CPA

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Tyler, originally from Harvey Station, completed his accounting designation in 2016 and has sat on numerous boards in Fredericton. He came to Family Enrichment in June of 2018. Being the Treasurer allows Tyler to use his skill set to give back to the community through the wonderful organization Family Enrichment is.

Secretary

Amanda Nason

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Amanda Nason joined the Family Enrichment board of Directors as Secretary in October 2018. She currently works for the Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labor as a Workers’ Advocate. She also volunteer as a Crisis Intervener and trainer for CHIMO Helpline. Mental wellness is something that is so important and near and dear to her. It is a passion of hers to be able to offer words of encouragement and a listening ear to those in need. She is proud to be a part of an organization that puts mental health at the forefront.

Director

Jessica LeBrun

R.S.W.

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Jessica is a Clinical Coordinator of a Child and Youth Team through the Integrated Service Delivery framework at Horizon Health Network. She completed her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Moncton in 2001 and is a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers since 2002.

She has been a Family Enrichment board member for 8 years, first as an ex-officio member through her position at Social Development from 2012 to 2017 and now as a regular board director from 2017 to present. She believes in the values of Family Enrichment and is proud to serve her community by helping ensure the continuous development and flourishing of this much needed agency, of its services and of its competent and dedicated staff.

Through her experience of helping children and families, Jessica is passionate about access to quality services focused on helping individuals and families navigate the many stresses that life can bring. She is a military spouse and a mom and understands how busy life can get and how high the expectations we have of ourselves can be; she encourages everyone to reach out for help when things get overwhelming.

Director

Ashley Ricketts

BBA

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Ashley, originally from Saint John, is currently a CPA Candidate and came to the board in January of 2016 as Treasurer. After a leave of absence to complete her accounting designation, she rejoined in December of 2019 as a Director. Family Enrichment has provided so much support for the community and sitting on the Board is one way Ashley is able to give back.

Director

Gabrielle Lee

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Gabrielle joined the Family Enrichment board as an ex officio member in September 2019.

Gabrielle is a Clinical Social Worker in Child Welfare at the Department of Social Development. She works with many children and families who greatly benefit from the quality counselling service that are offered by the dedicated staff at Family Enrichment.