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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


Rasool Rayani


Duncan MacRae


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


Hayley Rennalls, MA, RCC


Tiffany Sun, MA, CCC


Lisa Norden-Infante, MEd, RCC


Rod Horner, MC, RCC


Laura Hutcheson, ICF ACC


Joy Beauchamp, ICF


Tasha Liberatore

Counselling Intern

Jenn Gauthier

Counselling Intern