"The most incredible part of my job is the time I spend with students. I love seeing the impact that my coworkers and I can have on each student as they continue to grow in every way possible."
Residential Manager - Gateway House
Bachelor's Degrees in Economics and Psychology
Experience working with adolescents in Mental Healthcare since 2017
Leadership and Management experience in Residential Treatment
Manager and captain of the Connecticut College Alpine Race Team for the 2017 and 2018 seasons
Certified in Technical Ropes Rescue, White Water Rescue, and White Water Rafting Instruction
Gillian takes a direct yet empathetic approach, with her main priority being emotional and physical safety. Gillian aims to help students transition from the safety bubble, which residential Treatment provides, into what she refers to as the "real world." The "real world" means the students' life after graduating from Gateway. Gillian sees this transition as a very integral part of the therapeutic process.
Gillian earned her Bachelor's degrees in Economics and Psychology from Connecticut College in 2018. After graduating college, Gillian knew that she wanted to build her profession in the field of Psychology. During her junior year of college, Gillian did a Clinical internship at a treatment center in Utah, where she worked with adolescent girls. Since graduating, Gillian has worked with teenage males and females at several treatment centers and clinical therapeutic programs. Gillian is an invested team player, as reflected in the various roles she has held in leadership throughout her career. Gillian's diverse skill set allows her to provide a wide variety of mentoring to students and the teams she leads.
In her free time, you can catch Gillian skiing, riding horses, with her nose in a book, or spending time with her dog, Callie. She loves to travel and has visited many parts of the world. Gillian loves spontaneity and is always up for an adventure.