Lauren is an Occupational Therapist who graduated from the University of Queensland in Australia in 2013. Since then Lauren has developed and refined her diagnostic and musculoskeletal expertise working across community and hospital settings. Lauren has a keen interest in mental health and is fully accredited in Mindfulness and Acceptance Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. Lauren also has experience in manual handling training, mental health assessments, minor and major home adaptations and support for the self-management of health conditions.
Lauren has knowledge and practice with case management, programme evaluation and research, goal setting and intervention planning, and the provision of health advice/promotion in support of returning to work. Lauren moved to the UK in 2015 and has been developing her expertise in the vocational rehabilitation field, specifically Job Demand Analysis, Worksite Assessments and ergonomics. Lauren is an accredited Functional Capacity Evaluator with a genuine passion for working with clients to analyse, identify and overcome barriers to facilitate their safe and durable return to work.