Our Staff

   

Heidi Postupack, Executive Director

Heidi Postupack is a graduate of Norwich University and the New England School of Banking at Williams College. Heidi joined Second Growth in July 2016 after ten years at West Central Behavioral Health. She has been working in development and marketing for 20 years, with prior experience in business development, finance, and banking. Heidi is a member of the Hanover Rotary Club, serving on the Board as the Chair of the Philanthropy Committee and Scholarship Committee. She is a member of the Hanover Improvement Society, and formerly served as Chair of the Hanover Finance Committee.

Janet Potter, MLADC, LMFT, Therapist and Clinical Supervisor

Janet Potter is a Master’s prepared Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with a Masters Degree from Antioch New England. Janet had been in private practice, and has clinical experience at many levels including crisis intervention and medicated assisted therapy. Janet is currently providing counseling to youth, young adults, and families, is facilitating the collaborative program of Second Growth and The Family Place – Parents Together – which employs the best practice curriculum from Circle of Security, and provides clinical supervision for Second Growth staff. 

 

Douglas Pilcher, M.A., Student Assistance Program Counselor

Douglas Pilcher earned his B.A. from Northeastern University and his M.A. from Upper Valley Educators Institute. Doug has extensive youth counseling experience in school settings as well as his long history at The Aloha Foundation. Doug has been a classroom teacher since 2015, and currently provides Student Assistance Program curriculum and supports to teenagers in a local middle school.

Gregory Tovella, M.A., Counselor

Gregory Tovella earned his B.A. in psychology from Albion College, and his M.A. in counseling from Governors State University. Greg provides clinical counseling to youth and young adults, and prevention services and supports in local schools and as a Youth Program counselor in a variety of Second Growth’s proprietary programs.

Rachel Loseby, B.A., Student Assistance Program Counselor

Rachel Loseby is currently enrolled in a Masters program at New England University, working towards her M.A. in clinical counseling, having earned her B.A. in psychology from Keene State University. Rachel provides prevention services and supports in local schools as a Student Assistance Program counselor, and as a Youth Program counselor in a variety of Second Growth’s proprietary programs.

Josie Lydick, B.S., Student Assistance Program Counselor

Josie Lydick is currently enrolled in a Masters program at University of NH, working towards her M.S.W., having earned her B.S. in psychology from Clarkson University. Josie provides prevention services and supports in local schools as a Student Assistance Program counselor, and as a Youth Program counselor in a variety of Second Growth’s proprietary programs.

Consultants and Advisors:

Mistie Boule, CPA

Mistie Boule is a Certified Public Accountant and the founder of Ridgeline Accounting. Mistie has extensive experience in public accounting, as well as financial management, auditing, and daily operations of nonprofit organizations. Mistie currently provides on-going accounting services for Second Growth.

Tom Gamble, Ph.D.

Tom Gamble has practiced as a clinical psychologist in the Upper Valley since 1989, having obtained his training at the Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Gamble has been the school psychologist at Hanover High School since 1992 and previously worked in a private practice that provided services to many Vermont and New Hampshire schools. His clinical interests include loss, trauma, and mood disorders in children and adolescents. Dr. Gamble currently provides professional supervision and support to the Student Assistance Program and clinical staff at Second Growth.