Contact InfoName: Deanna Thompson
Private Practice InfoPrivate Practice Name: Deanna Thompson Consulting
Years in Practice: more than 30 years
My interest is in creating wellness through awareness.
DISABILITY MANAGEMENT & RETURN TO WORK SUPPORT AND PLANNING - Specialized knowledge and expertise with psychosocial factors influencing one's productivity following an injury, change in mental health or chronic condition. Provide case management, counselling, stress management, sleep interventions, reactivation, cognitive behavior therapy, awareness training, and other Occupational Therapy interventions to improve an individuals overall mental, physical and emotional health. Particular expertise with mental health, concussion, mild and moderate brain injury, persistent pain, cancer and chronic health/neurological conditions. Expanding practice to helping those with dementia and cognitive decline.
MINDFULNESS - Group and team programs/retreats; individual mindfulness training/coaching. Over 15 years of experience leading mindfulness programs. Extensive professional training including: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Professional Education and Training Program with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli & Mindfulness Based Chronic Pain Management with Dr. Gardner-Nix.
MEDICAL LEGAL - Bring 25 years of expertise and knowledge in providing comprehensive Functional Capacity Evaluations, Cognitive Functional Evaluations and Cost of Future Care Evaluations. Qualified as an expert witness in the Court of Queen's Bench in Alberta. Conduct assessments throughout Alberta.
Member of SAOT, CAOT and ACOT. Trained in Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP), Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Qi-Gong, and Graded Exposure. Fascination with Neurobiology and Neuroplastic Transformation.