Gilles Verreault has lived and worked on Baffin Island, Nunavut, as a Counsellor and Addiction & Wellness Worker for the past 20 years. Gilles first worked at Inuusiqsiurvik Baffin Regional Treatment Centre in Iqaluit, Nunavut, as a Treatment Attendant, providing counselling support for Inuit and non-Inuit clientele. In 1998 Gilles completed his Social Work Diploma, and has spent the past 15 years working with the Department of Health and Social Services, Government of Nunavut, Mental Health Division, as an Addiction & Wellness Counsellor.

In this position Gilles provides individual, family and group mental health counselling services in both English and French. Gille's clinical practice primarily involves addressing addictions and arranging treatment services for Inuit and non-Inuit clientele throughout Baffin Island. In 2000 Gilles received his Reality Therapy Certification from the William Glasser Institute, a therapy module that continues to inform his clinical practice.