Our Team

Lighthouse Psychology is a full-service psychology practice.


Our Professional Staff:

Dr. Michael Zwiers

Dr Michael Zwiers


  • Permanent Teacher Certification (AB)
  • Permanent Early Childhood Specialist Certification (AB)
  • Masters in Individualized Education with School Psychology (UofA)
  • PhD in Counselling Psychology (UBC)
  • Internship in Child Clinical Psychology (Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto)
  • Post-Doctoral Training in Clinical Psychology (Waterloo HSO)


  • Psychologist of the Year 2015 + 2016 (Psychologists’ Association of Alberta)


  • Former School psychology consultant for: Learning Disabilities, Autism, Behavioural & Emotional Disorders, Giftedness, Health Conditions & Environmental Sensitivities, Hearing Impaired, Vision Impaired, Severe Disabilities (Waterloo Region District School Board)
  • Former Manager of Clinical Services (Calgary Learning Centre – CanLearn Society)
  • Former Assistant Professor, Chair, and Director of Internships and Practica (University of Calgary Counselling Psychology Program)
  • Current Adjunct Assistant Professor (University of Calgary, Educational Psychology)
  • Current supervisor and trainer of psychologists in assessment, diagnosis, and therapy
  • Specialist in: learning disabilities, autism, ADHD, anxiety, OCD, and diagnostic assessment


Aharon Ikar

Aharon Ikar

  • Aharon is our office manager, and the first person you will talk to when you call or visit.
  • He has fifteen years of customer service and office management experience.
  • Aharon speaks English, Spanish, and Hebrew.
  • He handles all of our scheduling, payments, and receipts.
  • Aharon’s commitment to our organization is seen in his role as a full business partner in Lighthouse Psychology Services.

Maureen Duggan, M.Ed, Provisional Psychologist

Maureen Duggan


  • Permanent Teacher Certification (AB)
  • Permanent Early Childhood Specialist Certification (AB)
  • Masters in Counselling Psychology (U of A)
  • Post-graduate course work in psychology
  • Registered Therapeutic Counsellor RTC (ACCT)


  • Edwin Parr Teaching Award 1989-1990
  • Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee (Nominated by School Parent Committees 1990, 1991, 1993)
  • Recipient of I year Professional Leave to pursue internship in psychology (Edmonton Public Schools)
  • Secured Government of Alberta funding: a) to assist Pregnant & Parenting Teens attending Braemar School, b) for a Writer-In-Residence program at Calder School, c) for an Artist-in Residence Program at Lendrum School


  • Experienced Private Practice Therapist since 2000
  • Clinical Experiences and training in the areas of: anxiety, ADHD, autism, child & teen mental health, depression & grief, self-esteem & adjustment concerns, relationship concerns, life transitions & divorce
  • Training in specific types of treatment:
    • Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Humanistic Therapy
    • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Former School Psychology & Education Behaviour consultant for Edmonton & area and Northern Alberta serving students with Severe Emotional and Behavioural Disorders, Autism, Learning Disabilities, Vision Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Severe Disabilities, member of the Crisis Intervention Team. (Edmonton Public Schools)
  • Independent Education/Behaviour/Programming Consultant serving Schools in Northern Alberta
  • Former Early Education/Early Intervention Consultant (EPS)
  • Experienced Teacher (K,1,2,3,4,5,6) in classrooms with regular and special needs programming as well as experience teaching in inner-city schools.
  • Former Counsellor/School Advocate (Braemar High School for Pregnant & Parenting Teens)
  • Principal Designate (Mayfield School)
  • Specialist in Early Childhood (K,1,2,3)

Delores Marchand, MA, Registered Psychologist

Delores Marchand


  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Gonzaga University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Calgary


  • Member of the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Member of the Psychologists Association of Alberta


  • Psychiatric Adult Services - Foothills Medical Centre
    Assessment, diagnoses & psychotherapy for adult outpatients.
  • Sunridge Pediatric Behavioural Development Clinic
    Assessment & therapy for children under 12 with mild to moderate behavioural & developmental difficulties.
  • Day Treatment Services - Rocky View General Hospital
    Individual and group therapy for adult outpatients.
  • Alberta Mental Health - Community Walk-In Clinics
    (Drumheller, Hanna, & Strathmore) Assessment and therapy for adults, couples & families.
  • East/Westside Family Counselling Centres - Walk-In Clinics
    Assessment and therapy for adults, couples & families.
  • Private Practice - Therapy with adults, couples, and in-home therapy/education for parents referred by Child & Family Services.


  • Psychoanalytic Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy


  • Helping people develop the insights and skills needed to create and maintain healthy, meaningful relationships.
  • Expertise in: ADHD, anxiety, depression, autism, and diagnostic assessment.