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Dr. Jillian Roberts is a child psychologist, author, professor and mother of three children. Considered a go-to child psychology expert for journalists, Dr. Roberts is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, Global News and the CBC.

She is the author of two best-selling and award-winning series of children’s books. “Just Enough” explains topics like birth and diversity to children ages 3-6, while “The World Around Us” introduces kids ages 5-8 to issues like poverty and online safety. She is also the author of “Kids, Sex & Screens: Raising Strong, Resilient Children in the Sexualized Digital Age”, a book for parents seeking to help their preteens navigate our hypersexualized world.

It takes a village

Meet the FamilySparks Team

Dr. Jillian Roberts

Founder & CEO

Dr. Hannes Blum

Co-founder

Rasool Rayani

Co-founder

Duncan MacRae

Co-founder

Erin Skillen

Co-founder & COO

Stephen Roberts, MA RCC

Clinical Director & Counsellor

Dr. Sean Cruz, M.D.

Medical Director

Katie Barnell, MA

Operations Director

Emma White

Content Coordinator

Marnie Caron, MC, RCC

Counsellor

Hayley Rennalls, MA, RCC

Counsellor

Tiffany Sun, MA, CCC

Counsellor

Lisa Norden-Infante, MEd, RCC

Counsellor

Rod Horner, MC

Counsellor

Kimberly Koenig, MEd, RCC

Counsellor

Laura Hutcheson, ICF ACC

Coach

Joy Beauchamp, ICF

Coach

Tasha Liberatore

Counselling Intern

Jenn Gauthier

Counselling Intern