We are happy to announce our participation in the next Evening Lecture.

The event will take place at Advance Rehab Centre next Tuesday 19th of May at 6 pm.

We are going to present the Psychologist’s role in ABI

Samantha Grant, our Senior Clinical Psychologist, will explain how to tackle behaviours which limit participation in therapy.


- Promoting skill development in individuals with mood disorders, such as depression.

- Promoting skill development in individuals with anxiety disorders, such as obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, and social phobias.

- Promoting skill development in dealing with anger and frustration.


- Adjustment to traumatic injuries.

- Family and social network supports.

- Dealing with physical, cognitive and psychological changes after traumatic injury.

- Working with rehabilitation teams, including case managers, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, physiotherapists, psychiatrists, GPs and other specialists to achieve goals.

- Provide behavioural support strategies and intervention with teams.

- Assessment of behavioural, emotional and cognitive changes following catastrophic events.

- Recommendations and advice for future treatment needs.

- Supporting change when alcohol and other substances are involved.

To increase the capacity of support workers and other professionals working with individuals with an acquired brain injury (ABI) Samantha and her colleague Inbal Luft developed a training protocol. Here is the poster presentation that was presented at ASSBI - May 2014 which highlights the success and importance of this training.  If you are interested in training please contact inspire rp to discuss further.


- Individual sessions to promote change and increased happiness through enhancing goal attainment, social skills and problem solving abilities.

- Training to support workers and carers, and others involved to foster an enabling approach to support.

- Facilitating training to build capacity within the sector.

- Research collaborations to increase knowledge within the sector to improve outcomes.

Providing a goal directed approach, supporting individuals and their support networks to be inspired to achieve their goals.