Natasha Coulter, BA Psych, MScOT
Natasha Coulter is an Occupational Therapist Clinical Advisor in the Mental Health Claims Unit at WorkSafeBC where she is responsible for providing support to injured workers with mental health injury claims, acting as a clinical resource for colleagues and OT’s in the Community OT network. Prior to joining WorkSafeBC Natasha contributed to the OT profession in a variety of practice environments including acute care, mental health and community practice within the public and private health care systems. She has extensive experience in providing evidence based mental health treatment to individuals living with severe and persistent mental illness, PTSD, anxiety, depression as well as providing return to work supports to individuals with a variety of occupational and non-occupational injuries. Natasha holds a Bachelors degree in psychology from Simon Fraser University and a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Queen’s University. Committed to keeping up with current trends Natasha’s ongoing education includes courses in Prolonged Exposure Therapy, return to work, chronic pain management and PGAP. A native Vancouverite Natasha is a cat enthusiast, enjoys cycling around the seawall, and dreaming of her next sun vacation.
Presentation: The Impact of Early Occupational Therapy Intervention for Workers with Mental Health Injuries
- How to facilitate early intervention for return to work
- Why early conversations about return to work, and maintaining relationships with employers matter
- How to clearly assess and document compensable and non-compensable return to work barriers