3DMind Team  the Vocational & Occupational Rehabilitation Specialists.

Our Team

We are a South East Queensland based company also covering northern NSW specialising in Workplace Mediation, Vocational Rehabilitation, Training, Management Coaching and Team Interventions.

Meet the Team

Joshua Wong

Brisbane

Exercise Physiologist | Principal Consultant

  • Workstation & Ergonomic Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Work Site Assessments

Graduating with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology from Queensland University of Technology, Joshua has a special interest area in occupational rehabilitation. Joshua has worked within the mining industry implementing operational health, risk and injury claims management for the Coal Mine Workers, fatigue management; and drug and alcohol management.

Since graduating, Joshua has combined working within workplace rehabilitation with his own clinical practice specialising in chronic disease management. Joshua is a Member of Exercise Sport Science Australia and Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Joshua is fluent in Chinese Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia and Taiwanese.

Trent Michaels

Business Support Officer

Carmel McKenna

Brisbane

Psychologist | Senior Consultant

  • Complex Case Management
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Adjustment to Injury Counselling
  • Vocational Assessment

Carmel graduated with Honours in Psychology from Griffith University in 1994. Subsequently, Carmel worked extensively with a Commonwealth Agency providing return to work services internally. In 2008, Carmel shifted into the private sector occupational rehabilitation field where she has developed a reputation for working with complex psychological and physical cases.

Additionally, Carmel is a trainer extraordinaire for 3DMind’s Resilience Booster Sessions receiving feedback such as:

“Great workshop with Carmel, enjoyed very much and changed my focus to be more positive” and “Carmel is very informative and highlighted a lot of things I am going through right now”.

Carmel is a fully registered Psychologist with AHPRA, full member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC), and Associate Membership of the Australian Psychological Society.

Troy O’Donohue

Brisbane

Exercise Physiologist | Consultant

  • Workstation & Ergonomic Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Work Site Assessments

Troy has “hands-on” experience as an Exercise Physiologist working with a range of clients to assist with treatment gains. Troy has also worked as a Tutor/Academic at Queensland University of Technology.

Troy graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology from QUT and is a Member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia and an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

Christy Chan

Brisbane

Occupational Therapist | Consultant

  • Workstation & Ergonomic Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Household Services Assessments

A Graduate of University of Sydney with Masters of Occupational Therapy, Christy initially worked in the aged care industry conducting assessments and providing rehabilitation and home modifications. Experienced in physical and mental health services and as a Disability Support Worker. Christy is also multilingual: English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Christy is a fully registered Occupational Therapist with AHPRA.

Emma Evans

Sunshine Coast | Brisbane

Occupational Therapist | Senior Consultant

  • Workstation & Ergonomic Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Household Services Assessments

Graduating in 2012 from University of Sunshine Coast, Emma initially worked in the aged and health care fields both locally and in London.

Joining 3DMind Solutions in 2016, Emma quickly developed expertise in working with complex psychological and physical cases and achieving successful return to work outcomes with cases of long-term disability and absence from workforce.

Emma also has a passion for training and delivers 3DMind’s Vitality Workshops and Resilience Booster Sessions. Some comments from participants include:

“Very well presented by Emma. Great material. Relevant and engaging.” and “This presentation was enormously helpful and very well presented. Thank you”

Emma is a fully registered Occupational Therapist with AHPRA, and full member of OT Australia.

Ryan Macdonald

Sunshine Coast | Brisbane

Exercise Physiologist | Consultant

  • Workstation & Ergonomic Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Work Site Assessments

Ryan has worked with a range of clients with differing chronic conditions and injuries as well as running group classes.

Ryan graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology from University of New England and is a Member of Exercise and Sports Science Australia and an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

Shweta Bhatia

Brisbane

Exercise Physiologist | Consultant

  • Workstation & Ergonomic Assessments
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Work Site Assessments

Shweta comes on board as an experienced Accredited Exercise Physiologist well versed in the Occupational Rehabilitation space. In fact, Shweta mentioned that she promised to return our clients back to work which she has been doing since 2013.

Outside of this particular work, Shweta also has a wealth of clinical experience working within the Medicare’s Chronic Disease Management plans in a medical clinic.

She also has a Bachelor in Physiotherapy and had practiced as one whilst living in the USA and India – well travelled.

Kendall Robins

Gold Coast | Brisbane

Consultant | Occupational Therapist

  • Activity of Daily Living Assessments
  • Household Services Assessments
  • Functional and Fitness for Duty Assessments
  • Initial Needs and Workplace Assessments

Graduated with Honours in Occupational Therapy from James Cook University, Kendall has a special interest in occupational rehabilitation in the return to work space. Kendall has previously worked in the Aged Care industry facilitating pain management, and has experience working in the NDIS space with a varied caseload of mental health, paediatrics, assistive technology, and home modifications work. Kendall’s passion is to utilise her extensive clinical experience to facilitate safe and sustainable return to work for claimants and workers’ compensation clients including conducting comprehensive OT-related assessments.

Sarah Sabani

Employment Consultant

  • Job Redeployment
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Search Skills

Fareez Shelton

Gold Coast | Northern NSW

Exercise Physiologist

  • RTW Facilitation
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Ergonomic/Functional Assessments

Fareez graduated with a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology from the University of South Australia.

Since he started working, Fareez has developed a special interest in a holistic approach to rehabilitation that aims to return his clientele – mostly with acute or chronic conditions, to their optimal function and activities of daily living.

He prides himself on one of his biggest achievements where he assisted a bilateral leg amputee in walking again. These days, coupled with the clinical knowledge, Fareez is venturing into the occupational rehabilitation world where his values continue to achieve durable RTW outcomes.

Fluent in Bahasa Malaysia language, Fareez was also able to work in Malaysia at a local clinic whilst on holiday.

He is also a member of Exercise Sport Science Australia (ESSA) and is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

Milena Kljaic

Administrative Assistant

Alana Battel

Gold Coast | Northern NSW | Ipswich

Psychologist Consultant

  • Workplace Rehabilitation
  • Initial Needs Assessments
  • Vocational Counselling
  • Adjustment to Injury Counselling
  • Vocational Assessment

Alana graduated with a Master of Organisational Psychology from the University of Queensland. With a background in psychology, Alana is very passionate about mental health and wellbeing, particularly in the work environment space. She enjoys supporting people to build resilience in the workplace especially in today’s landscape.

Alana spent some time living in New York where she worked in a clinical role assisting people with varying levels of physical, mental, intellectual, and developmental disabilities. She also has extensive experience across a range of organisational settings where she focused on team and leadership training and interventions to promote workplace wellbeing.

Alana has a special interest in emotional intelligence aimed to enhance leadership and teamwork in organisational settings. Her clinical and organisational experience have equipped her with the skills to adopt a person-centred and holistic approach in achieving optimal rehabilitation outcomes.

Katerina Pylarinos

Katerina Pylarinos

National Business Development Manager

0429 480 809

An innovative National Business Development Manager with over 7 years’ experience in the insurance industry. Katerina is responsible for building new business and managing existing customer relationships across medico legal and allied health services for the Nordwake group.

Offering a creative edge and transparent approach to the Personal Injury sector, Katerina’s solution focused approach provides positive impacts and value to our customers. By way of collaboration with our customers, Katerina’s key focus is ensuring we deliver a high quality of service throughout the customer experience.