STATE MANAGER - VICTORIA
Karolina is the Victorian State Manager of Resilia Rehabilitation. Karolina is a highly experienced Psychologist, with a wide breadth of experience across a number of psychological services. In addition to 3 years working in the area of occupational rehabilitation, Karolina has 8 years’ experience working in private practise as a clinician.
Karolina is an experienced speaker and presenter on topics relating to workplace wellness, the management of psychological injuries and the enhancement of mental wellbeing in organisations. Her areas of special interest are psychological injury prevention and early intervention. Karolina is experienced in the research and development of tailored training packages and has acted in the function of Learning and Development team lead for an occupational rehabilitation provider in Melbourne prior to commencing with Resilia.
In her career to date, Karolina has provided rehabilitation services to workers with physical and psychological injuries. She is experienced in the provision of workplace rehabilitation services under a number of schemes and frameworks including VIC and NSW WorkCover, Comcare, CTP, TAC and Life Insurance. Additionally, Karolina has experience in the administration and interpretation of cognitive assessments, achievement tests and one off medico-legal assessments in the Life Insurance and TPD space including, but not limited to, Employability Assessments and Transferable Skill Analyses.
Karolina has several years of experience providing counselling services to individuals, often with complex presentations and comorbidities as a treating practitioner under Medicare, TAC and WorkSafe. Her client groups have included injured workers, the long term unemployed, carers, recent arrivals and refugees. She is proficient in cross-cultural counselling and is a native speaker of Polish and Macedonian. Earlier in her career, Karolina worked in the assessment and measurement of children and adolescents suspected of intellectual disabilities and pervasive developmental disorders.
Karolina completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology/Neuroscience) and Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology. She registered as a psychologist in 2008. Karolina is currently undertaking a Masters of Business Administration. She has attended trainings in the administration, analysis and interpretation of various psychometric tools.