Jessica Abbott|Administrative Assistant 

Ruah Counselling Centre 

Jessica Abbott

Jessica Abbott 

Jessica is office Administrative Assistant at Ruah Counselling Centre.

Jessica completed the Business Management-Human Resources program from the College of the North Atlantic in 2011 and is the initial contact at Ruah Counselling Centre.

Her role includes phone and e-mail communication for the centre, registration and referral management, managing payments for services, and overall responsibility for the administrative/clerical functions of the Centre.

Jessica has volunteer experience with various community agencies such as a member with Girl Guides of Canada for 17 years, collecting for the Red Cross, visitation to a senior’s home, and helping at her local food bank. Through all of her volunteer experiences Jessica has realized her love for helping others.

Other Ruah Staff & Facilitators ​

Contact Us

Ruah Counselling Centre

The Lantern

35 Barnes Road

St. John’s, NL A1C 3X1


Pauline Lake-Devine, MSW, RSW 

Administrative Assistant

Jessica Abbott

Tel:  (709) 579-0168

Fax: (709) 579-2799


Counselling Staff

Denyse Lane,

M. Ed. (Couns. Psych.), CCC

Amelia O'Dea, MSW, RSW

Susan Smart,

M. Ed. (Couns. Psych.), CCC

Kim Oldford-Walters,  

M. Ed. (Couns. Psych.), CCC