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meet josie

Meet Josie Coco - MGestTherapy PACFA Reg. Clinical #27254
Gestalt Psychotherapist & Group Facilitator

Josie Coco is a seasoned Gestalt Psychotherapist and Group Facilitator dedicated to helping individuals live well. With a focus on navigating the aftermath of life's challenges, both past and present, Josie's trauma-informed approach empowers transformation and healing.

With a background in clinical nursing and midwifery and diverse leadership roles in health services and the business world, Josie brings a unique blend of experience to her practice. After two decades as a successful business owner, she returned to her passion for health, qualifying in The BodyTalk System and completing a Masters in Gestalt Psychotherapist, with a strong interest in emotional neglect and early childhood, relational trauma and how it impacts you in the here-and-now.

Josie's profound understanding of the interconnectedness between the mind, body, emotions, and energy guides her holistic approach. This knowledge, cultivated through study, meditation, and personal experiences, shapes her practice with wisdom and depth.

Josie's career and life experiences enable her to address the demands of business, career, and personal growth.

This is a private practice. For Private Health Insurance claims, ask for an invoice and provider number.

Get in touch and let's talk!


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Trauma-informed framework

"We are wired for good relationships, yet often find ourselves disconnected.


Together, we can become whole and joyfully alive. Our work is life-changing and affirming."

  • Masters - Gestalt Psychotherapy  PACFA Reg. Clinical #27254

  • Trauma Informed Stabilisation Treatment (TIST) Certified Practitioner

  • Deep Brain Reorienting - Trauma Psychotherapy (DBR): Level 3 Certified  (read more...)

  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) for Couples 

  • Graduate Certificate HR Management & HR Development

  • Certified BodyTalk Practitioner - The BodyTalk System

  • Nurse, Midwife


Coco, J. (2020). Managing fear in difficult times. Thrive Global online magazine.

Coco, J. (2020). Your happy place is a great launch pad for building resilience. Thrive Global online magazine.

Coco, J. (2020). Harness the power of imagination to build family resilience. Medium online magazine.

Coco, J. (2019). Women starting over in midlife. Thrive Global online magazine 

Coco, J. (2012). Commit to feel good; Your health, wealth and happiness depend on it. Bloomington, USA. Balboa Press. 

Professional Membership

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TIST trauma informed stabilisation treatment certified practitioner

PACFA - Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

GANZ - Gestalt Australia and New Zealand

TIST - Trauma Informed Stabilisation Treatment

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