About Us

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Gemma Lee Taylor 

Groups Coordinator + Founder of Resilience Kit

BCom BSc(Psy) Hons

Gemma established Resilience Kit in 2016 to address the gap in the provision of group-based services which focus on building resilience in the family to prevent and reduce child anxiety. She has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Business Law) and Bachelor of Science (Psychology), with First Class Honours (APS Prize Winner, 2015).
By recruiting and training a team of enthusiastic psychologists and psychology students, Gemma and the team work together to help children enhance their social and emotional intelligence in a fun way. She develops lesson plans so that her team can teach through play, activities and games.
Gemma works with parents and caregivers attending Resilience Kit | Family whilst her team work with the kids in parallel sessions. Gemma works with kids during the school holidays and teens attending Resilience Kit | Kids + Teens.
Gemma measures family outcomes through the use of valid and reliable psychological scales. She provides follow-ups for families to discuss progress several months down the track.

In 2016, Gemma became a Licensed Partner of FRIENDS Resilience, having previously worked with and received training by the creator of the programs herself, Professor and Clinical Psychologist, Paula Barrett in Brisbane, Australia.

Her team now runs group programs which combine Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and evidence-based strategies to boost executive skills to help kids build resilience, prevent and reduce anxiety.
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Jess Chrystal

Registered Psychologist

BA(Hons) MPsych (Educational + Developmental)

Jess from Chrystal Psychology is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA and has extensive experience in the areas of autism, learning difficulties, challenging behaviours, and attention and concentration difficulties. Jess completed her Masters (Educational and Developmental Psychology) at Monash University, Melbourne and is currently completing the Educational and Developmental Registrar Program. She is currently on maternity leave from her part-time role as the Junior School Psychologist at Trinity College, East Perth and Chrystal Psychology, Floreat.

Jess uses an evidence-based approach to assessment and therapy and is committed to helping children discover their hidden talents, developing greater confidence, draw upon their inner strength and discover their full potential.

Stephanie Yeong 

Registered Psychologist

Play Therapist

PhD, MPsych (Educational + Developmental), MAPS

Stephanie from Inspire Wonder Psychology is a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA and a Member of the Australian Psychological Society. She completed her postgraduate studies in psychology, earning both her Masters (Educational and Developmental Psychology) and her PhD, at The University of Western Australia. She has also completed the Advanced Clinical Training in Play Therapy with Play Therapy Australia (PTA) for specialist training in Child Centred Play Therapy.

Stephanie has extensive experience conducting psycho-educational assessments for a range of learning issues. She also specialises in providing Child-Centred Play Therapy to children and can work using other therapy approaches with children. Stephanie can help parents and teachers to understand the strengths and challenges of their children, as well as work together to devise strategies to support the child at home and in the classroom, so as to enable children to achieve their fullest potential. Stephanie is available for assessments and counselling/play therapy services at Inspire Wonder Psychology, Subiaco.

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