Stress Is Gone formed in 2008 to share a self-care program that helps people learn how to let go of stress, anxiety and the emotional pain from traumatic memories.

Our services include 1-on-1 coaching, meditation classes, workshops, and retreats. Our membership products include online courses, mobile apps, workbooks, and instructional guides. Our members are empowered with increased awareness and the tools to release tension, anxiety and stress.

Our program offer individuals, families, schools, and businesses year round relief that works. Our core relaxation method is certified by the American Institute of Stress and we are accredited by two governing bodies to certify our students


Brett Cotter, Author and Stress Is Gone Founder, has over 20-years experience helping people let go.

He specializes in group facilitation, 1-on-1 coaching and guided meditation. Brett teaches the Stress Is Gone Method in corporations, schools, hospitals, military bases, disaster sites and retreat centers. In 2015 he wrote, “3 Keys to Managing PTSD” which is dedicated to his father, a Marine Vietnam Veteran and retired NYC Firefighter.

Brett is certified by the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and National Center for Crisis Management. Brett is accredited by the International Mindfulness & Meditation Alliance and The Meditation Organization. He has a Bachelors in Psychology and is a member of the PSI CHI International Honor Society in Psychology. He has received training from the Himalayan Institute and a Shaolin Grand Master. His approach is a compassionate blend of Eastern and Western philosophies.


1999 Brett started Meditating
and learning powerful healing modalities.

2001 Started his coaching practice
facilitating workshops, and training sessions.

2008 Launched Stress Is Gone LLC
to share his signature tools, including his ”Stress-Stopper Breathwork” Method and various mobile apps.

2013 The Stress Is Gone Program was certified by The American Institute of Stress
and is delivered to customers through mobile, online, and physical products.

2014 Founded StressIsGone.org 501c3
to better serve veterans, first responders, and communities suffering from a tragedy.

2015 Published “3 Keys to Managing PTSD”
as a dedication to his father, a Marine Vietnam Veteran and retired NYC Firefighter.

2019, Raised over $12,000 on GoFundMe
to distribute a PTSD book to every homeless veteran living in a shelter in New Jersey.


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