Giselle Elfman

Location

Coogee, Sydney NSW

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About Giselle

"Giselle is an occupational therapist with over 30years experience in hospital, community and vocational rehabilitation settings. She has 23 years experience in vocation rehabilitation, and the past 8 years has worked for DVA and ADF.

Giselle has experience in complex case management, and has worked across a range of disability types including mental health, PTSD, brain injury and spinal injury. She describes her strengths as:

  • whole person assessment skills using a biopsychosocial approach
  • occupational therapy assessment skills in activities of daily living, life roles function, functional cognition, pain management and injury management
  • knowledge of secondary rehabilitation needs of people with brain injury and psychological conditions
  • case management skills
  • goal-setting skills using Goal Attainment Scale and SMART models
  • vocational rehabilitation skills
  • working within the Workers Compensation framework
  • providing injury management and functional education"