MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Kerri Gaskin, BA, Dip.HTM, Cert.Ed., MA.C.Psych, LCT-C, CCC
Licensed Counselling Therapist (C)
The “Coffee and Conversation Counsellor,” Kerri holds a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with specialized training in Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma, Post-traumatic Growth, Child Trauma and Brain Development, Cognitive Neuroscience, Experiential Education (including the “Challenge by Choice” model),
Borderline Personality Disorder, Behavioural Medicine, and Emotional Regulation.
In the past, she has worked with the Minister of State for Youth and Literacy, the American Camping Association, Boys and Girls Clubs Canada, Boy Scouts of America, Transport Canada, the Department of Post-Secondary Education Training and Labour, various school districts in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, and YM/YWCA Camps.
Kerri has extensive experience with youth programs and educational institutions both public and private and from pre-K through post-secondary as an educator and an administrator.
Currently, Kerri works in private practice as a Licensed Counselling Therapist (C) offering support to individuals and groups with general mental health concerns and has a special interest in working with professionals in caring fields as they work through the occupational hazards of compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, and burnout.
Kerri works to help clients build resiliency and coping skills. Her approach encourages them to recognize they have the answers within to meet the challenges of peer & societal pressures with skills of resilience, positive self-talk, and self-compassion.
At Unbridled Healing (TM) we are fortunate to partner with some fantastic folks. Depending on which program you decide to follow, you may meet Wendy, Gordon, or Angela. Each brings their own unique set of experiences and credentials.
Gordon Fowler, Coverdale Counselling & Consulting
A Red Seal Carpenter and Human Services Counsellor with experience working with youth in care, addictions, and in family respite services, Gordon has been working with and around horses since the days of the former “Circle Square Ranch” (now Snider Mountain). Gordon is the Equine Specialist for programs that run at “Storm’s Run” our family farm in Dawson Settlement, NB.
Wendy Hudson, Broadleaf Guest Ranch
An accomplished horsewoman, Wendy is co-owner of the renowned Broadleaf Guest Ranch in Hopewell Hill, NB. WIth many decades of equine work, Wendy became Eagala certified as an Equine Specialist early on and is a huge proponent of the impact of horses on humans. You will meet Wendy in programs held at Broadleaf including the charitable Heroes Equine Learning Program (“H.E.L.P”). HELP is an intensive, residential program for first responders, military, corrections officers, and police AND their families who have been impacted by the effects of PTSD and/or operational stress injuries.
Angela Robertson Geddes, Soul on Fire
An advocate for personal growth and change, Angela is a certified life coach and Eagala Certified Equine Specialist. With many years experience in the corporate and HR sectors, Angela provides a unique perspective on career transitions and corporate change. You will meet Angela for programs that are held at her centre “Soul on Fire Equine Wellness Center” in Irishtown, NB.