CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF SERVICE IN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION SINCE 1983!
DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING SERVICES
Tyler Andreula, MA, LPC, ACS, MAC, NCC
Tyler is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified School Counselor who specializes in providing individual/group therapy for children, adolescents, and young adults. In addition to receiving his Bachelor's degree in Psychology and his Master’s degree in Counseling from Montclair State University, he has completed certifications as a Master Addictions Counselor and National Certified Counselor from the National Board for Certified Counselors, Clinical Supervisor Certification, and advanced training in CBT/REBT, expressive arts interventions, and addictions counseling.
His clinical experience includes working with at-risk youth with a variety of mental health diagnoses, disabilities, classifications, recovery concerns, and presenting needs. He has also served on local Municipal Alliance Committees as a Co-Coordinator for planning in the areas of mental health and substance abuse and is a published author in the areas of psychology and mental health. He has a history of designing and implementing school-based programs to tackle mental health concerns, addictions, and safe/supportive school environments. Tyler utilizes an integrative approach to his counseling work, drawing on many therapeutic modalities to work with his cases to help them bring about personal change. He prides himself on helping his clients develop the coping skills that are not only necessary for a successful school experience, but for a successful and productive life as an individual, counseling the whole person via talk-based and behavioral interventions.
"The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a journey, not a destination." - Carl Rogers
Jay is Certified School Counselor and a Certified Recovery Coach who specializes in individual/group therapy for adolescents and young adults. Jay has an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from Western New England University (MA). In addition to receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Jay earned his Master’s in Counseling with School Counseling Specialization from Caldwell University (NJ). Jay also completed the Connecticut Community For Addiction Recovery (CCAR) training through the Center for Prevention and Counseling in which he received his certification as a Certified Recovery Coach. A Recovery Coach serves as a personal guide and mentor for people seeking recovery from a substance abuse disorder by providing peer-to-peer support, assistance in connecting to treatment, and follow-up contact. His clinical experience includes working with at-risk youth with a variety of mental health diagnoses, recovery concerns, and presenting needs. Jay’s work experience includes working at the Morris County Youth Shelter and NewBridge Services prior to joining the Chancellor Academy staff. He uses a strengths-based approach, which begins with building a trusting and mutually-respectful relationship.
Jay LaPaglia, MA, CRC
" I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions."
Jeanette Bouroult, PsyD.
“Some people can never believe in themselves, until someone believes in them first.”
Dr. Boroult is a School Psychologist at Chancellor Academy. She has earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Loyola University, an EdM. from Columbia University, and a PsyD. from Fairleigh Dickinson. Jeanette believes in utilizing mixed modalities to facilitate behavioral and emotional growth in her clients. She predominately utilizes a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy approach mixed with Choice Theory and Reality Therapy. She is a firm believer in the "growth mindset," subscribing to the practice of helping her clients learn from their past experiences. She also believes in the power of collaboration during sessions and establishing a safe and comfortable school environment for all students.
Jennifer Russak, M.A.
Jenn is a Certified School Counselor who earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Kutztown University and her Master's degree in Counseling from Caldwell University. Jenn specializes in working with the child and early-adolescent populations in Chancellor Academy's middle school program. She also works with high school cases, as well. Jenn believes in working with her clients through an elective counseling approach, integrating Solution-Focused counseling, DBT/mindfulness, behavioral strategies, and movement-based counseling such as yoga.
"Don't let yesterday take up too much of today."