Kate ThomsonResilia National Manager – Recovery And Return To Work Services

Professional Experience

Kate is the National Recovery and Rehabilitation Manager at Resilia. Kate’s career to date has primarily been within the workplace occupational rehabilitation industry, working both as a Rehabilitation Counsellor and as a Manager.  Kate has over 10 years experience providing workplace rehabilitation consulting services within a variety of schemes including NSW WorkCover, Comcare, CTP, corporate services and Life Insurance.

At Resilia, Kate works in partnership with insurance agencies and organisations to provide tailor advisory services and psychological rehabilitation solutions. Kate provides best practice psychological recovery advice specific to mental health claims and issue/s that have arisen within the workplace as well as recommendations on services to resolve the presenting  problem.

Kate leads our national team of senior Consultants in developing and delivering our psychological rehabilitation and recovery service offerings, ensuring they continue to support positive recovery outcomes for both the individual, employer and insurance agencies and deliver services in accordance with best-practice guidelines.


Kate has a Bachelor of Health Science (Rehabilitation Counselling) and Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from the University of Sydney. Kate is a member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC).


  • A letter to our clients

    Dear Resilia Clients – past and present, Anxious, stressed and chronically isolated – the ramifications of lockdown and restrictions in relation to COVID-19 are set to challenge our wellbeing. That’s why R U OK? Day is an important reminder that everyday should be R U OK? Day. For our clients who are already vulnerable due

    September 10, 2020
  • How do I do a “functional assessment” on a psychological injury claim?

    “Ms Brown* can lift up to 5 kg with her right arm, squat occasionally, and not sit for more than 25% of the work day…”

    July 3, 2020
  • COVID-19: How can workers in recovery maintain momentum

    Recovery from a mental health setback can be hard at the best of times, so how can we support people in maintaining momentum in their recovery with a pandemic going on? JOHN HARPHAM, provides invaluable advice for keeping recovery on track.

    April 7, 2020
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