Dr. Jodi Coochise is a licensed psychologist who grew up in the Seattle, WA area and received her BA in Psychology from Gonzaga University. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University where her research focused on exploring the process of grief with adult women. Her clinical training included work with college students, drug and alcohol abuse, grief, sexual assault, trauma, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, relationship concerns and stress management.
She completed her doctoral internship at Suffolk University’s Counseling Center where she continued to develop expertise in grief counseling, sexual assault, anxiety, depression, identity development, and trauma. Upon completion of her internship Dr. Coochise worked at Bentley University as a staff clinician and Wheaton College as a therapist and Coordinator for the college’s Sexual Misconduct Response Team.
Dr. Coochise’s non-clinical work currently includes consulting for a Boston financial advising firm, where she coaches advisors to achieve their business development goals and integrate Behavioral Finance principles into their client interactions. She has presented on empirically supported treatments for grief and traumatic grief in hospitals, nursing homes, and college counseling centers. She has also presented to business professionals, organizations, and charitable foundations where the focus has been educating client service professionals on how to offer emotional support and help clients navigate difficult life choices while in the midst of transition.
Primarily drawing from Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Dr. Coochise also utilizes Solution-Focused Treatment and Mindfulness-based strategies tailoring therapy to her client’s needs. She enjoys working with clients across the lifespan including young adults, adults, and couples and appreciates the opportunity to work with those from ethnic and culturally diverse backgrounds.
Dr. Jodi Coochise (ext. 115)