Researcher biography

Emmah is an experienced occupational therapist who has worked in the field of brain injury rehabilitation in Australia and the United Kingdom across acute, inpatient rehabilitation and community-based rehabilitation in both public and private practice settings. She is an experienced researcher in the field of brain injury rehabilitation, completing her PhD in 2010, which compared the effectiveness of an outpatient brain injury rehabilitation program in home and hospital settings. She has conducted research using quantitative and qualitative methodologies with a particular interest in the use of single case experimental research design to trial effectiveness of interventions in clinical settings. Research interests include goal planning approaches, metacognitive and occupation-based treatment approaches, community integration, outcomes following traumatic and acquired brain injury, and community-based rehabilitation.