Cory graduated from Crandall University in the spring of 2007 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. He has superlatively worked as a mental health counsellor for WELL-OVER a decade.
Cory has always had a passion for mental health advocacy which has taken him in many different directions in his career, finally leading him into his current position as Executive Director of Ergon Inc and the Ergon Life Centre.
Since 2004, Cory has been a Naval Reserve Officer with the Canadian Armed Forces. Even with his love for all things nautical he always maintained his passion for his main profession in mental health.
Aside from being the ED of Ergon Inc, Cory is also the Chairperson for the Horizon Health Community Advisory Committee on Mental Health.
When he isn't being all professional in the mental health field or sailing the high seas, he likes to kick back with his 2 children and watch a movie with his fluffy puppy Cooper.
Director of Operations
Cecilia is our Director of Operations; she has been in the Human Service field for over a decade. She discovered her passion for the mental health field while working with at risk youth, and she has never looked back.
Cecilia wears a few different sombreros around the centre, outside of overseeing the Operations of Ergon Inc. She also lends a hand to social media and digital marketing of Ergon. If that wasn't enough to keep her busy, she is also a proud member of the Albert-Westmorland Suicide Prevention Committee.
As much as Cecilia loves her job in the mental health field, she shares that love with her husband, three children, Norman the guinea pig, Banjo her Hound and coffee.
If you get a chance, stop by and say hi to Cecilia....Bring Coffee!
Sarah holds the role of Program Manager, here at Ergon. She has been a Mental Health Counsellor for well over a decade. Before joining the Ergon team, she spent 10 years at the Crisis Intervention Center as a Counsellor. Sarah is very passionate about her work in mental health and couldn’t imagine doing anything else.
Outside of Ergon, Sarah is raising her four children. She enjoys light gaming and arts/crafts. Summer is by far Sarah’s favourite season. When she’s not at the beach with her amazing children, she’s out camping, enjoying campfires, BBQ’s with the family or out chasing waterfalls. Sarah also has an adorable cat named Ozzy.
Workplace Connections Coordinator
Carly is one of our Workplace Connections Coordinator at Ergon Inc. Graduating from Eastern College in Child and Youth Care Worker with Addictions support, she has been supporting individuals for nearly 10 years. She previously worked at Ergon in the MIND program and is thrilled to be back.
Outside of work, Carly enjoys quality time with her wife and their lovable dog, Sandy. She's passionate about crafts, especially crocheting, and embarks on exciting driving adventures with her wife, including a recent journey from Alberta to New Brunswick.
Melissa graduated from the Early Childhood Education, Educational Assistant program at Oulton College in 2018. She has a passion for working within the mental health field and being able to make a difference.She discovered her passion for the mental health field during my practicum where she worked as an Educational Assistant within the school district. After graduating, she took a break to raise her family and could not be more happier to begin this new journey.
Outside of work Melissa enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, 2 children and cat Cinder, who keep her very busy. When she is not spending time with family, she can be found outside walking or just relaxing on the patio and of course playing with her children. She also enjoys crocheting, reading books and movies as part of her self-care.
Meet Craig, he joined our team in 2023, with extensive experience in mental health and addiction counseling. Craig has dedicated his career to supporting and understanding every individual he encounters, offering not just an ear to listen but also genuine kindness and empathy to those around him.
Craig shares his world with soulmate Tanya and their cherished blended family. They enjoy outdoor adventures, from hunting and fishing to leisurely walks in parks, on beaches, and along trails.
Craig's annual self care trip reflect his passion for creating lasting memories and appreciating life's beauty.
WORKS Program Coordinator
An O'Leary, PEI native, Kim is a lover of life's simple joys, like snowflakes and puppy kisses. She embraces her roots in PEI, where lobster suppers by the sea with their growing family are treasured traditions.
In Kim's blended family, she takes pride in her three accomplished children. With their supportive partner, Derrick, she enjoys the serenity of country life, filled with adventures and music.
Kim is a passionate animal advocate and has a knack for transforming thrift store finds into unique treasures. They're a jack-of-all-trades, from car maintenance to cooking.
Believing in self-care and positivity, Kim empowers others to embrace their worth and conquer life's challenges. Everyone has their own story, and with the right mindset and support, they can thrive.
Human Services Counsellor - Support Program
Tony is a graduate from the Human Services Counsellor program at Oulton College. He has great passion for working in the mental health field, his caring and energetic personality is a driving force behind his ability to engage and connect with our members.
Tony later joined the Ergon team after his placement for college was finished and was hired in late 2020. Tony loves facilitating and creating activities for our members and enjoys teaching and connecting through modules and discussions.
When Tony is not supporting members of Ergon, he is often hanging out with his friends on Playstation or creating designs on Photoshop. He is currently trying to start his own clothing business which he hopes to promote at Ergon Thrift. Tony also streams on twitch as a hobby or his “2nd Job” as he calls it.
Human Services Counsellor - Support Program
Jessica, joined Ergon in 2023 as a Human Services Counsellor, within our Support Program. Graduating from Eastern College in Child and Youth Care Worker with Addictions support, Jessica brings a unique blend of experiences such as personal care aide in senior home care and in group homes around Moncton.
Her passion for helping others reach their full potential shines through, and with nearly 4 years of experience, she's always eager to learn so she can continue to build for talent within this field.
In her leisure time, Jessica thrives in the great outdoors, often you exploring with her partner and daughter. Whether it's hiking, fishing, 4-wheeling, swimming, or simply enjoying quality family time on walks and adventurous outings, Jessica embraces life's adventures and constantly seeks opportunities to learn and grow.
Thrift Store Clerk
John is our newest staff member of the Ergon team, he completed his training through our Ergon WORKS program, training hard to be successfully employed within the community. John enjoys working within the field of customer services and sales, he's especially fond of the customers that he meets and works with daily at Ergon Thrift.
When John first started within the employment program, he was hesitant about learning the cash, however because of John's determination for personal growth he mastered the cash, went on to be a Shift Supervisor within the WORKS program, and became a staff member of the Ergon Team!
When John is not being a rockstar as our Thrift Store Clerk, he can be found reading, gaming, walking, or listening to the mellow sounds of his favorite play list.
And..... of course, we couldn't talk about John without mentioning his first true love..
...Tim Horton's coffee.