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Josephine Stooke

Assistant

Contact Info:

Team member of Finding Wellbeing Art Therapy & Counselling

Assisting our Thursday Crafternoon Group

0403117361

Bio:

Josephine (she/her) (also goes by Josie) supports Yellow Gum Art Therapy Studio and Finding Wellbeing Art Therapy & Counselling as an administrative assistant and group assistant. Josie is also a member of the neurodivergent community and wants to help other people on the spectrum.


Josephine has an interest in social sciences and has completed a Certificate II in Community Services, Bachelor of Arts majoring in Anthropology (the study of humanity and culture) and in 2024 will be studying Cert IIII in Community Services to level up her practical skills in supporting the community.


Josie currently supports our Crafternoon group, where neurodivergent youth get together to socialise and make crafts. She is starting to take on 1:1 clients who want to be supported by someone else who is also autistic and has lived experience of navigating high school, making friends, uni life, tafe and finding work with neurodivergence. She has strong interests in video games, pop-culture, has a growing squishmallow collection and likes anime, some pop music and rock/metal music.


Josie is available to do meet & greets over zoom or phone to find out if her support could be right for you. Please email: hello@yellowgum.art first to inquire.


Qualifications & Checks held:

  • Cert II Community Services - 2016

  • Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) - 2021, La Trobe University

  • Enrolled in Community Services cert IIII to start 2024


  • NDIS Worker Screening Check

  • Youth Mental Health First Aider (2023-2026)

  • Insured for Support Work

  • Working With Childrens Check


Work Experince

  • Disability Internship at Department of Justice and Community Safety - (Feb - March, 2021)

  • Disability Internship at Department of Education - (Feb - March, 2022)

  • English Tutor at a coaching college for primary students - (2018 till current)

  • Volunteer at Whittlesea Community Connections, Call Center Agent - (June - Nov, 2022)





Josephine Stooke
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