Activ8 Mind provide expert rehabilitation and assessment services across SA, ACT and Vic
Customer feedback for the speed, timeliness, quality and detail of our ergonomic evaluations is consistently above average – coupled with competitive pricing makes for an effective choice.
Activ8 Mind also specialise in psychological claims and highly complex and long term cases. In particular our ReSET program addresses factors such as
Coaching on psychological injury management in the workplace
Difficulty adjusting to functional limitations
Development of maladaptive behaviours and unhelpful habits
Fixation on disablement on pain
Employee requires support to stabilise mental health and life circumstances
Introducing new ACT Psychology Capability
In keeping with Activ8 Mind’s passion for influencing and improving mental health outcomes in the workplace –
Kate Lyall will now be servicing ACT in conjunction with SA (at no additional cost to our customers).
Suzanne Bell - SA
Senior Rehabilitation Counsellor
(B Psych and Masters HR)
Suzi has particular experience managing complex cases including long term physical in a chronic or pain focused stage and psychological conditions.
Suzi has developed a variety of programs tailored to manage psychological claims which focus on habits, routines and acceptance & commitment therapy.
A strong understanding of mental stress and trauma rehabilitation management
James North - SA
B Psych Science (ASORC)
With previous experience as an occupational therapy assistant, James has developed an intricate understanding of the support requirements of people living with disability, in particular maximising their individual NDIS plans and achieving short & long term goals.
Following completion of a Bachelor of Psychological Science, James has now commenced post graduate studies in Applied Science: OT to further his knowledge and skills in principles of independence in living and activity and adopting a bio psycho social approach. He has direct client experience building capacity, mental health support, coaching, transferrable skills analysis and vocational counselling.
In addition James supports the business with managing our activity program, forging relationships with new employers for work and volunteer opportunities which may be matched to our many clients looking for their next work fit.
Imogen Stefan-Rasmus - SA
B PsySc MSW (AASW)
Over 6 years experience providing counselling & therapeutic support to children, adults & families. Imogen has worked with individuals with a variety of psychological difficulties including depression, anxiety disorders, disordered eating, substance abuse disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. Imogen also has experience working with individuals with various disability diagnoses including: autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), intellectual disability, down syndrome and fragile X syndrome.
Imogen tailors the treatment modality to the needs of the individual and is proficient with the use of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), acceptance & commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing (MI), behaviour activation (BA) & positive behaviour support (PBS).
Kate Lyall - SA & ACT
Kate has experience delivering holistic rehabilitation case coordination assisting a variety of individuals across a range of cohorts inc. DVA, Government agencies, workers compensation and income protection to achieve their health wellness activity and independence goals.
Kate's past work experience includes development and implementation of workforce change initiatives, targeting diversity, flexibility, work life balance, harassment, discrimination and performance management coaching.
She has experience in delivering training to management on all psycho-cognitive workplace demands which affect performance and employee wellness and satisfaction and as such has been able to achieve outstanding outcomes in the rehabilitation sector
Laura Matthews - Vic
Physiotherapist - Rehabilitation Counsellor
Laura's previous management experience within a large RTW Service organisation provided her with greater context of customer KPI’s and her RTW claim drivers. Particular experience in ergonomic assessments, medico legal reports, manual handling training & task analysis in additional to complex and psychological claims
Felicity Barras - Vic
Felicity currently maintains her professional and assessment skills via her work with disabled clients and clinical rehabilitation. She has extensive experience in delivering workplace and ergonomic assessments, providing clear guidelines and advice for workplaces to implement
Yvonne Lai - ACT
Yvonne has over 6 years experience in the injury management and rehabilitation sector. Her past experience includes delivering assessment, rehabilitation and training services for a national provider
Rick Bamford - SA
Rick is a highly experienced OT and rehabilitation consultant who also maintains clinical skills in upper limb and hand injuries. Rick brings strong assessment and case coordination skills to the role. Most recently he received 98% positive feedback score from a large Federal Agency for detail, clarity of recommendations and timeliness of his ergonomic reports
The bottom line
When you think Activ8 Mind - think....
Best practice focus and tailored interventions to suit clients
Fast and thorough Ergonomic evaluations
Leading occupational mental health intervention
Psychological job profiling to inform RTW programs for mental health conditions
ReSET behavioural activation program
Higher level treater engagement