Counselling and Career Services


NBCC recognizes that our students are managing academic, financial, career and personal challenges. Our counselling and career services provide a stepped care approach, offering students options to receive support in a variety of ways. From individual counselling sessions by phone or video chat, to self-directed online resources, students have choices to take charge of improving their wellbeing and academic success. Our counsellors will provide professional, confidential support and link you to community services.

Reach out today – we look forward to working with you!

Your NBCC Counsellors

If you are a prospective student seeking career counselling or advice, please feel free to reach out to any of our counsellors listed below or contact counsellors@nbcc.ca

Janet Daigle

JANET DAIGLE
Health and Wellness Programs

Reach out for personalized assistance and coaching with anything that is getting in the way of your academic success, and/or as you plan your next steps. If needed, I’ll help you connect with the right helpers at NBCC and in the community.  I look forward to meeting you! Here are a few facts about me: I am a huge animal lover, I have 4 cats and 2 dogs, I have lived in 5 different Canadian provinces, and I am an extravert and love meeting new people!

Contact:  Janet.Daigle@nbcc.ca | Book Now


Renelle Girouard

RENELLE GIROUARD
Business, Hospitality and Tourism/ Professional and Part-time Learning Programs

Reach out for personalized assistance and coaching with anything that is getting in the way of your academic success, and/or as you plan your next steps. If needed, I’ll help you connect with the right helpers at NBCC and in the community. I look forward to meeting you! Here are a few facts about me: I love to travel, my first language is French, and I love to go hiking!

Contact: Renelle.Girouard@nbcc.ca | Book Now


Kris Trotter

KRIS TROTTER
Engineering Technologies Programs

Reach out for personalized assistance and coaching with anything that is getting in the way of your academic success, and/or as you plan your next steps. If needed, I’ll help you connect with the right helpers at NBCC and in the community. I look forward to meeting you! Here are a few things about me: I have lived in 5 provinces, I am a dog fanatic, and I ride a Onewheel (electric one-wheeled skateboard).

Contact: Kris.Trotter@nbcc.ca | Book Now


Rebekah Duval

REBEKAH DUVAL
Information Technology and Natural Resources Programs

Reach out for personalized assistance and coaching with anything that is getting in the way of your academic success, and/or as you plan your next steps. If needed, I’ll help you connect with the right helpers at NBCC and in the community. I look forward to meeting you! Here are few facts about me: I love running and cross-country skiing, I am an amateur rollerblader and my favorite place in the world is my grandparents farm in Gaspe, Quebec.

Contact: Rebekah.Duval@nbcc.ca | Book Now


Joanne Plaxton

JOANNE PLAXTON
Arts Community and Protective Services and Trades Programs

Reach out for personalized assistance and coaching with anything that is getting in the way of your academic success, and/or as you plan your next steps. If needed, I’ll help you connect with the right helpers at NBCC and in the community. I look forward to meeting you!

Contact: Joanne.Plaxton@nbcc.ca  | Book Now


Andrea Reid

ANDREA REID
Mental Health and Wellbeing Project Lead

 

 

Contact: Andrea.Reid@nbcc.ca


myWellness

myWellness is an award-winning mental health and wellness program designed for Canadian post-secondary students. The program supports students in putting their feelings into words, connects them with resources both on and off campus, helps in navigating them from awareness to care, and provides quick and easy access to online video counselling. Find more details on your myWellness Program.


What’s Next? Career Counselling Services

If you are…

  • Unsure what your next step is
  • Looking for a program or career change
  • Uncertain how to complete a program you started previously

…we are here to help any New Brunswickers gain skills and confidence to navigate their career path.


2SLGBTQIA+ Wellness Coordinator

Nadine VioletteNadine Violette is the interim 2SLGBTQIA+ Wellness Coordinator for NBCC, UNB, and STU. They are an alumnus of Renaissance College (UNB), where they were highly engaged as a queer student activist with a decisive role in establishing The 203: Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity. Later, Violette graduated with a Master of Arts in Social Justice Education from the University of Toronto, with a research focus in queer theory, disability studies, and political economy.

Violette’s approach to advising 2SLGBTQIA+ students is to help them navigate systems of oppression within neoliberal institutional settings and work towards more equitable learning environments for all. Book a virtual meeting to discuss topics including personal wellbeing, self-advocacy, discrimination and/or complaints related to oppressive learning environments, academics, and more!

Other services:

  • Referrals to helpful resources such as counselling, legal supports, systems navigation, and medical services
  • Advocacy for academic considerations, financial aid, residence matters, and accessibility needs
  • Support navigating services and resources within the college/university and the community
  • Educational workshops in response to the needs of students, faculty, and staff

Contact:

Nadine Violette (They/Them)
Book an Appointment: Book Now
Email: Nadine.Violette@unb.ca
Phone: 506-230-2766