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Blue Mountains

Vocational Rehabilitation-TBI 2019 Services

Presenting Concerns

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chronic Pain
  • Emotion Management
  • Stroke
  • Fatigue
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/ Panic Attacks
 Specific Skill Sets
Holistic approach (valuing body, mind and spirit and 'thinking outside the box')

•Non-pharmacological approaches to managing pain

Imago Relationship Therapy (offers a structured way to communicate with another person)

DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy- Marsha Linehan): Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Distress Tolerance and Emotion Regulation Skills

Biofeedback (Heart Rate Coherence) sympathetic and parasympathetic work

Sklar Process™ (Visual Tools for Executive Functioning Success)

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) 

Cognitive Restructuring Therapy 


TBI (Vocational Rehabilitation) Assessment 

Report that includes:

  • review of medical records (to be provided by OVRS office)
  • client interview (one or two visits of one hour each)
  • TBI brief screen (if Neuropsychological Evaluation is not part of the medical records)
  • vocational implications for treatment due to TBI (including if there are skills needed prior to vocational placement)
  • general recommendations (including overall needs such as individual treatment)
  • support groups or specific other therapies which may be helpful
Rehabilitation/Treatment Recommendations (1 hour or ½ hour) as part of an overall treatment plan.
Brief TBI screen for use with the TBI survivor (best with family/ friend present) Recommendations, referrals/ resources offered following screen.
Consultation (1 hour or 1/2 hour) often used to find community services or for a brief concern that  usually has an educational component.
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