Jillian Roberts, Ph.D.

Dr. Jillian Roberts is a registered child psychologist, author, professor at the University of Victoria and mother of three children. In 2020, Dr. Jillian was awarded the University of Toronto at OISE’s Leaders and Legends Award for Distinguished Service and in 2021 she was awarded as an Honorary Citizen of the City of Victoria.

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 an award-winning series of children’s books, as well as Kids, Sex & Screens: Raising Strong, Resilient Children in the Sexualized Digital Age (Quarto), a book for parents seeking to help their preteens navigate our hypersexualized world.

In 2017, Dr. Roberts co-founded FamilySparks, a social impact company that creates mental wellness products and services for families and businesses. To learn more, please visit www.familysparks.com or @thefamilysparks on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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