Jessica Koch

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today
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(02) 9159 6981 Website

Jessica Koch

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Pymble Medical and Dental Centre
951-957 Pacific Highway
Pymble, NSW 2073
(02) 9159 6981
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

Macquarie GI
2 Technology Place
Suite 404
Macquarie Park, NSW 2113
(02) 9812 3880
Announcement icon In response to COVID-19 both practice locations implement strict safety measures for face to face sessions. Telehealth options available.

About

Jess provides a safe, nurturing and respectful environment for each individual to explore their current challenges and gain insight into the background, maintenance and effect of these challenges. Jess holds the power of the client-therapist relationship in high regard and collaborates with her clients to reach their individual treatment goals and guide them towards living their best lives. Working from a holistic, strengths-based approach, Jess encourages each individual to utilise their strengths, build resilience and acquire practical skills to manage emotions, thoughts and actions.
Jess has specialist training and experience in the brain-gut interaction and is passionate about assisting both children and adults with functional gastrointestinal symptoms, including IBS, abdominal pain, reflux, functional dyspepsia and encopresis. Jess also assists with anxiety, depression, stress, weight concerns, trauma, grief and loss.
Jess has an ability to genuinely connect with clients, forming trusting relationships. She provides a safe, respectful, positive and encouraging environment and is passionate about empowering her clients to embrace change and hope, to get them back in control and enjoying improved quality of life.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $220
Pay By: Cash, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • ACA Health
  • AIA
  • Australian Unity
  • Bupa
  • CBHS Health
  • CUA Health
  • Defence Health
  • GMHBA
  • HCF
  • Medibank Private
  • Medicare Rebates
  • Teachers Health
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • Membership: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / General Registration
  • Training: BSc Psych (Hons), MProf Psych

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: College of Medical Hypnosis / Certificate of Clinical Hypnosis / 2017
  • Membership: Australian Association of Psychologist Inc

Location

Pymble Medical and Dental Centre
951-957 Pacific Highway
Pymble, NSW 2073
(02) 9159 6981
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

Macquarie GI
2 Technology Place
Suite 404
Macquarie Park, NSW 2113
(02) 9812 3880
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Chronic Illness
  • Life Transitions
  • Psychogastroenterology
  • Self Esteem
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Client Focus

I also speak: Swedish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Schema Therapy
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 4 Jul 2022
Photo of Jessica Koch, MPsych, Psychologist in Pymble
Jessica Koch

Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General