Jay KochJanis Koch
Personal and Professional Credentials

816-561-5700
Plaza Time Building, Medical Suite 251
411 Nichols Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64112

Janis J. Koch, R.N., M.N., C.S.

Education:

  • 1963-64 Hutchinson Junior College
  • 1963-65 Grace Hospital School of Nursing
  • 1966-69 Kansas State University
  • 1969-71 University of Kansas, B.S.N., R.N.
  • 1973-75 University of Kansas, M.N. (Clinical work at Johnson County Mental Health Center.)
Professional Experience:
  • 1970-1972 Staff nurse in I.C.C. and Ob/Gyn at Shawnee Mission Medical Center
  • 1972-1973 Staff nurse at Johnson County Health Department
  • 1975-1978 Instructor at University of Kansas, School of Nursing
  • 1978-1989 Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Kansas, School of Nursing. Taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Mental Health Nursing. Developed and taught first Human Sexuality course in the School of Nursing.
  • 1977-Present Psychotherapist in Private Practice
Certification/Awards:
  • January, 1981 – Certified by American Association of Sex Education, Counselors, and Therapists as a Sex Educator
  • July, 1981 – Certified by ANA as a Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric Nursing
  • June, 1986 – Received Dean’s Teaching Award
Professional Memberships:
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists
  • International Transactional Analysis Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau (National Nursing Honorary Society)
  • Advisor to the Fibromyalgia Coalition International
Post Graduate Training:
  • Human Sexuality & Therapy – Master’s and Johnson Institute
  • Hypnotherapy – (Beginners and Advanced) – Menningers, Topeka, Kansas
  • EMDR – (Levels I & II) with Dr. Shapiro, in California and Kansas City
  • Amino Acid Therapy
Personal Interests:
Horseback riding, dogs, flowers, interior decorating, spirituality and sports.