Johanna graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) from WAIT in 1975. Her initial experience was working in tertiary hospitals delivering OT services to a wide range of medical conditions including but not limited to orthopaedics, head injuries, neurology, burns and cardiology. Johanna worked at Hollywood Hospital specialising in psychiatry, hand therapy & amputees and has extensive experience with setting up OT departments across Hospitals, Aged Care and Community organisations. In 1990 she returned to Curtin University to complete her Post Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences (with an advanced specialisation in Rehabilitation Counselling). Her experience since that time has consisted of working in the Commonwealth, State and Private vocational rehabilitation sectors. Johanna has maintained and continues her love of expanding her knowledge & experience in all aspects of workplace rehabilitation. She was accredited as a vocational rehabilitation provider in 1997. Johanna has over forty years’ experience, extensive education and training and a passion about providing assistance to all parties to ensure injured workers return to work safely and quickly in realistic options that are sustainable & ongoing. Combine all these skills and attributes and you have a dedicated Vocational Rehabilitation Provider who is second to none.
Kellie initially worked in the field of Soft Tissue rehabilitation and neuromuscular care before moving into vocational rehabilitation for the last eight years. Kellie has had experience working as an Occupational Therapist in aged care, mental health, burns, paediatrics and occupational health and safety. Kellie is interested in injury prevention and she is passionate about facilitating and supporting individuals to return to work following an injury. Kellie’s s areas of expertise are: Ergonomic assessments, Workplace assessments, Manual handling training, Redeployment advice and support, Job seeking, Developing and monitoring Graduated Return to Work Programs. Kellie joined Dynamic Focus in April 2011. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) from Curtin University of Technology WA 2007.
Lara has over 12 years experience working with large corporate firms in HR and Business Consulting. She is passionate about helping others find enjoyable and meaningful employment opportunities. Originally from England Lara graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History before joining a global management consulting firm. Having gained experience working in India, Norway and Hong Kong Lara moved to Melbourne where she met her now husband. After another stint at the large corporates Lara moved to DynamicFocus in 2020 and enjoys helping with employment placements, job searching and administration.