Residential Staff

Jahnnie Ard-O’Connor

Residential Counselor

A veteran direct support professional for a number of companies, including Monadnock Developmental Services in Keene, NH and Monadnock Worksource ...

Peter Bayliss

Chef, Food Services Coordinator - Plainfield Campus

Like many future chefs, Pete started at the ground floor of the restaurant business by washing dishes - but when ...

TJ Baumann

Residential Counselor

Experienced working and supervising in a team atmosphere, TJ Baumann comes to Mountain Valley from another well-respected residential program where ...

Benjamin Beidler

Residential Counselor

A native of New Hampshire’s Upper Valley, Ben graduated from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, VA with a B.S. in ...

Ashley Belleau

Residential Supervisor - Plainfield Campus

With the professional goal of someday becoming a school guidance counselor, Ashley comes to Mountain Valley with years of experience ...

Alicia Blake

Activity Therapy Module Educator - Art & Music/ERP Specialist

A 2012 graduate of Marywood University in Scranton, PA, with a Bachelor of Music degree (and a Minor in Psychology), ...

Nicole Brant, M.S.

Residential Counselor

An active member of the Vermont Army National Guard in which she serves as a Religious Affairs Specialist, Nicole is ...

Natasha Carbonell

Residential Coordinator/ERP Specialist

Natasha, one of MVTC's Residential Coordinators and an Exposure and Response Prevention Specialist, is a graduate of Colby-Sawyer College in ...

Derek Castaño

Residential Counselor

A graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Derek comes to Mountain Valley after ...

Greg Castell, M.S., M.B.A.

Activity Therapy Module Educator-Farm-to-Table

Greg comes to Mountain Valley from higher education where he worked at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business designing and delivering leadership programs. With a ...

Christopher Coro

Residential Counselor

Chris comes to Mountain Valley from the Becket House at Campton/Vermont Permanency Initiative in Campton, NH where he was a ...

Stephanie Cummins

Residential Counselor

Stephanie's passion for learning coupled with her seemingly ceaseless drive to grow has made an impact on the Mountain Valley ...

Jay DesTroismaisons

Chef, Food Services Coordinator - Pike Campus

Jay has over thirty years of experience in every aspect of the hospitality industry, and serves as an independent food service consultant to many resorts and restaurants.  ...

Sara DeValk

Residential Counselor

Sara has a rich history of working with children, both at Circle Program Summer Camp in Groton, NH and in ...

Stacey Gibbons

Activity Therapy Module Educator – Health & Wellness

A longtime Mountain Valley staff member, Stacey has more than twenty years of training and education in Yoga, mindfulness, and ...

Todd Gordon

Residential Overnight Counselor

A former campus safety officer at Colby-Sawyer College and Daniel Webster College and substitute middle school teacher in Hillsborough, NH, ...

Rebecca Gosselin

Activity Therapy Module Educator - Health & Wellness/ERP Specialist

Rebecca (Becca), an Exposure and Response Prevention Specialist, graduated from Plymouth State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science ...

Liz Guaraldi

Equine Instructor

A decorated equestrian, Liz is a former three-time ISSO Over-All National Champion, a five-time Junior National Champion and a two-time ...

Silas Guion

Residential Coordinator/ERP Specialist

Silas first worked at Mountain Valley in 2016 and 2017, then left for North Carolina where he worked at Chapel ...

Abbie Harvey

Residential Counselor

As the mother of three young children, Abbie is well-equipped with real life experiences to perform her MVTC duties as ...

Corey Kronsbein

Residential Counselor 

Known for his hard work and spirit of volunteerism, Corey is a Keene State College graduate with B.A. in Psychology ...

Melania Lavrik, M.A.

Academic Instructor

Melania is a two-time graduate of Ohio University, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in French and a Master's degree ...

Mark Litchfield

Residential Counselor

An excellent problem solver and a hard-worker with years of experience working with adolescents, Mark is well-suited for his duties ...

Megan Martin

Residential Counselor

Megan studied Forensic Psychology at Southern New Hampshire University and is a graduate of Manchester West High School in Manchester, ...

Robert McClay

Residential Counselor

A former United States Marine Corps Combat Engineer, a gifted bike technician, a certified air conditioning repairman and a lumberjack, ...

Abigail Michaels

Residential Counselor

A service-oriented individual, Abigail comes to Mountain Valley with extensive volunteer experience, including teaching Sunday School, organizing food drives and ...

Theresa Mundy, D.C., R.Y.T.

Yoga Teacher

Dr. Theresa Mundy first became interested in yoga as a high school sophomore when her track and cross-country coach urged ...

Dylan Pelletier

Residential Counselor

A graduate of nearby Rivendell Academy and the University of New Hampshire where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree ...

Jim Putnam

Activity Therapy Module Educator - Farm-to-Table

An experienced dairy farmer with an Associates Degree in Dairy Management and Agriculture, Jim and his family have been highly ...

Jenny Riegle

Residential Counselor

Jenny left the food service industry to pursue her goal of working towards a career in the field of child ...

Jesse Rodimon

Residential Coordinator/Therapeutic Recreation Module Leader/ERP Specialist

A Presidential Scholarship recipient, Jesse graduated from Norwich University in Northfield, VT with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Prior ...

Mikayla Schulz

Residential Counselor

In her application to work at Mountain Valley, Mikayla wrote as her objective, “I am seeking a position at MVTC ...

Chelsey Stever

Residential Counselor

Chelsey is an experienced team member and leader who has demonstrated the ability to multitask and problem solve.  She graduated ...

Carleigh Sullivan, M.F.A.

Residential Counselor

A prolific creative writer and a skilled editor, Carleigh’s path to her present position at Mountain Valley has been both ...

Sarah Taylor

Residential Counselor

Sarah assumes her role as a MVTC Residential Counselor after working as an AmeriCorps Member with New England Science and ...

Kelsie Turner

Residential Counselor

Kelsie prides herself on being a critical thinker, a problem solver, a leader and decision maker.  She graduated from Plymouth ...

Brenda Venezia

Residential Counselor

Brenda describes herself as an extremely motivated individual with a big heart and the willingness to accept challenges.  She comes ...

Kristina Marie Watt

Residential Counselor

A mental health home care Registered Nurse, Marie was looking to begin a new career emphasizing a holistic approach to ...

Lydia Wood

Residential Counselor

Lydia is a graduate of Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, GA where she completed a Bachelors of Sociology with a ...