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Meet Our Team

Licensed Psychotherapists

Kendra McRoberts, Registered Social Service Worker, LightHouse Counselling & Wellness

Kendra McRoberts (she/her)

Registered Social Service Worker

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Daytime
  • Evenings
Jackie Scholz, Registered Social Worker at LightHouse Counselling & Wellness in Kanata & Richmond, ON

Jackie Scholz (she/her)

Registered Social Worker

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Circle of Security
  • Daytime
  • Evenings
  • Early Years Mental Health
  • Strengths-Based
  • Family-Focused
Celia Renaud, Registered Psychotherapist, LightHouse CW, Kanata & Richmond

Celia Renaud (she/her)

Registered Psychotherapist

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • College/University Students
  • Evenings
  • Weekends
Julie Gingras, Registered Social Worker, LightHouse Counselling & Wellness

Julie Gingras (she/her)

Registered Social Worker

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Children
  • Pre-Teens
  • Teens
  • Parents
  • Adults
  • Sundays
  • English & French
  • Evenings
Alison Lefebvre, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) at LightHouse Counselling & Wellness in Kanata & Richmond, ON

Alison Lefebvre (she/her)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
  • Daytime
  • Evenings
  • Sundays
  • Not Accepting New Clients
Robin Johal, Registered Social Worker, LightHouse Counselling & Wellness

Robin Johal (she/her)

Registered Social Worker

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Adults (18+)
  • Seniors
  • Caregivers
  • Daytime
  • Evenings
  • Weekends
  • Addiction Recovery
  • DBT Specialist
Fatima Ibhrahim, Registered Psychotherapy (Qualifying) at LightHouse Counselling & Wellness in Kanata & Richmond, ON

Fatima Ibhrahim (she/her)

Registered Psychotherapist

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • English & Arabic
  • Mornings & Evenings
  • Saturdays

Andrew Hawkins (he/him)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • English & French
  • Mornings & Evenings
  • Saturdays

David Colantonio (he/him)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

  • Virtual
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Spirituality-Informed Care
  • Mornings & Evenings
  • Saturdays
  • Trauma-Informed Care

Stacey Karuhanga (she/her)

Registered Social Worker (RSW, MSW)

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Children
  • Teens
  • Mornings
  • Parents
  • Families
  • Eating Disorders
  • Autism

Aaliya Blais-Batres (she/her)

Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying)

  • Virtual
  • In-Person
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Weekends
  • BIPOC
  • LGBTQ2SIA+

Clinical Interns

Amy Greenwood (she/her)

Clinical intern, supervised by registered psychotherapist

Life’s challenges can take a massive toll on your physical and mental health. Oftentimes, we feel lost, tired, alone, and overwhelmed. It takes courage and strength to reach out for help and support, so be proud you are taking this first step! 

I believe that change is possible for everyone and that you are the expert in your own life. As your therapist, I will help guide you, support you, and provide you with a safe space to heal and grow using a humanistic and person-centred approach. 

Amy Greenwood is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and a Clinical Intern with LightHouse Counselling and Wellness. She provides psychotherapy to teens, adults, BIPOC, and LGBTQ2SIA+ with a focus on women’s health issues, anxiety, stress management, self-esteem, and sports performance. 

Administration Team

Jessica House, Clinic Owner & Director at LightHouse Counselling & Wellness in Kanata & Richmond, ON

Jessica House (she/her)

RP, CCC- Clinic Owner and Director

With an unwavering commitment to fostering mental well-being, Jessica House stands as a seasoned therapist and visionary leader in the mental health field, boasting almost 20 years of dedicated experience. Her passion lies in empowering all people to unlock their fullest potential, and she ardently believes in collaborative, client-centered approaches to bring out the best in everyone.

Jessica holds a Master’s in Counselling Psychology and is distinguished as a Registered Psychotherapist and Canadian Certified Counsellor. Her rich professional history includes a combination of clinical and leadership roles that span across industries.

As the Founder and CEO of LightHouse Counselling and Wellness, Jessica’s mission is to improve people’s lives. Her entrepreneurial spirit is underpinned by an unwavering belief in the transformative power of mental health support.

Jessica is recognized as one of Ottawa’s practice champions specializing in infant and early childhood mental health. Her extensive training also encompasses cognitive-behavioural therapy, solution-focused therapy, collaborative problem-solving, and attachment-based approaches. This holistic toolkit allows her to tailor interventions that address the unique needs of her clients.

Proudly contributing to the broader mental health landscape, Jessica has developed innovative treatment programs designed to provide comprehensive support to children and families. These programs extend beyond traditional settings, reaching homes, schools, and daycares to create a web of care that nurtures mental well-being.

A resolute advocate for the rights and well-being of children, youth, and parents, Jessica has served on numerous mental health committees, where she tirelessly works to enhance the accessibility and quality of mental health resources.

Jessica’s legacy is marked by the positive transformations she has facilitated in the lives of countless individuals and families. Her compassionate approach, coupled with a dedication to innovation, positions her as a beacon of hope in the mental health arena. As Jessica continues to lead LightHouse Counselling and Wellness, her unwavering dedication to creating a ripple effect of positive change remains at the forefront, exemplifying the true essence of compassionate leadership in mental health care.

Amy Greenwood, Admin Assistant, at LightHouse Counselling & Wellness in Kanata & RIchmond, ON

Amy Greenwood (she/her)

BA- Admin Assistant

Amy recently graduated from Carleton University with her Bachelor of Arts in Honours Psychology with a concentration in Forensic Psychology. She is currently studying at Yorkville University in the Masters of Arts Counselling Psychology program and hopes to become a Registered Psychotherapist. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family, exercise, and relax.

Julie Ryan (she/her)

Admin Assistant

Julie is married with two grown daughters, one son-in-law, two grandchildren and two little poodles named Harvey and Charlie. She’s been a proud resident of Kanata for over 30 years.

In her free time, she enjoys running, taking long walks, practicing yoga, reading, spending time with friends and family, watching hockey and volunteering.

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