about the founder
Jessica Barker is a Registered Psychologist with 15 years experience in both private practice and the community sector, and has worked with a wide range of clients including youth, families and adults.
She has a passion for working with youth and has been developing and delivering programs to young girls' in both school and community settings since 2006. Jessica founded Head Start Psychology as a way to provide girls' with important knowledge and skills to help navigate the challenges of pre-adolescence, a time when girls' will undergoing many physical, emotional and mental changes. Jessica works with girls' to improve their overall well-being and aims to inspire, motivate and empower them.
Jessica is based on the Sunshine Coast and is also a Mother of two children, a role that she loves and is very passionate about.