Our Team

Gentle Path Counselling Services offers professional assistance lead by a team of experienced and educated experts. We take pride in the level of service we are able to offer to our clients through compassionate, inclusive, and qualified counsellors.

Our Counsellors

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Dr. Ayalah Aylyn
PhD Sociologist and Master’s level registered psychologist. 
Christine Brittain
MSW
Zach Coakley
BA, MACP, CCC/CCPA
John Crawford
B.A., M.Div., MSc., D.Min., CCC, LCT
Lora Durant
BA Med in Counselling, CCC, LCT-C
Willow Edwards
BSW, RSW
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Lisa Johnson
BA, MEd, CCC, LCT-C
Taryn Sharpe
BA, BSW, MSW, RSW
Lauren Toner & Marley
Soon to be MACP, LCT-T
Chris Wanamaker
MSW, RSW, M. Ed, BA
Bruce Washburn
B.A., M.Ed., R.T.C., C.C.C

Inter-Country Adoption Program

Sarah Fletcher
Adoptions Supervisor
BSW, MSW, RSW
Krystine Steeves
Executive Assistant of International Adoptions

Management Team

Trish Hamilton
Executive Director
Eugene McKenelley
OPS / Bookkeeper
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Carol Ann Burbridge
Office Manager
Rosella Mullin
Marketing Manager

Board of Directors

President
The Rev. Dr. Christopher W. McMullen
B.A., M.Div., D.Min., CTS, Retired Priest, Anglican Parish of Upper Kennebecasis, Kings Co., NB
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Vice President
The Rev. John Roy

B.A., M.Div., Minister, St. Mark’s United Church Saint John NB, Certificate in Conflict Resolution, EMT1
Secretary
Dev Dobson

Career and Employment Facilitator, NB Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services Ltd.
Director
Samantha Butler

Transition to Adult Life Facilitator, N.B. Association for Community Living
Executive Director
Trish Hamilton

(ex officio)
Treasurer
Eugene McKenelley

(ex officio)
Director
Francine Grift

Benefits and Compensation Manager, Moosehead Breweries
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Director
Peter O’Neil

Regional Director, IG Wealth Management, Saint John NB
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Director
Colleen Honeyman Flewwelling

B.A., Qualified Mental Health First Responder
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Director
Rendell Smith

Sales Executive (retired), long-time Volunteer Group Facilitator