Rehabilitation Counsellor: Role Profile

Dr Boris Fedoric

In this Q&A with Dr Boris Fedoric, we learn that rehabilitation counsellors put injured workers at the centre of their practice and, from there, aim to negotiate the best possible rehabilitation and return to work outcomes for all parties.

What is a Rehabilitation Counsellor? Rehabilitation counsellors are tertiary qualified Allied Health Providers. We uniquely combine counselling skills with a strong knowledge of the physical and psychological aspects of injury and disability management processes. We assist people recovering from or adjusting to injuries, disability, and other forms of social disadvantage. The profession evolved in Australia from vocational rehabilitation servic...

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