Melanie established MPSM in 1997. Melanie has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy, a Graduate Diploma in Ergonomics and is an Associated Fellow with the Personal Injury Management Foundation. Melanie is also an accredited Mental Health First Aider.
Melanie has a focus to provide excellent customer service with client centrered goal setting and empathetic support in recovery and return to work. MPSM is dedicated to developing partnerships with workers, employers and insurers to achieve great results.
We have grown into an organisation of 9 highly professional Rehabilitation Consultants and 1 employment consultant. All of us have more than 16 years experience in workplace rehabilitation.
Melanie has specialised in the Australian shipping industry since 1997. In partnership with BHP Shipping MPSM developed the first supernumerary return to work on an Australian Flagged Vessel. Since that time MPSM has had a strong association with the Australian Maritime Industry developing injury management and recovery at work programs. MPSM won the best rehabilitation and return to work award with the Seacare Authority in 2004, 2006, 2008, and received a high commendation for a successful return to work following psychological injury at sea in 2010.
MPSM accredited with Comcare Australia, Icare NSW, WorkSafe ACT, Workcover WA and Workcover Tasmania. All our Occupational Therapists are committed to ongoing professional development and are registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)