- BHlthSc (Rehabilitation Counselling) MASRC
- Professional Member CDAA, MALUCA
- Cert IV Workplace Assessment & Training
- Abilita Trained Coach; E-DISC Accredited Consultant & Trainer
Jo is the Founder, Director and Principal Consultant of Purple Co. She is a Rehabilitation Counsellor and accredited Career Counsellor with over 20 years of experience in assisting people to return to work. A sought-after assessor of employability, Jo prides herself in being able to make sense of complex health issues and their relationship to capacity. When she’s not with her clients, you’re most likely to find Jo talking about her love of travel, coffee and shoes.
Registered Psychologist/Rehabilitation Counsellor
BSc (Psych) Hons.
Sonia is a Registered Psychologist & Rehabilitation Counsellor of some 18 years experience. Sonia is an experienced assessor of employability and her attention to detail and ability to synthesise complex (sometimes conflicting) medical information has made her one of our most sought after consultants. Sonia has a keen interest in return to work assistance for people recovering from fatigue and has a strong history working with people with mental health disorders.
B.Sc (Hons) Dip Psych.
Kylie is a Rehabilitation Counsellor who has a more than 15 years experience in Case Management and Client focussed services with 10 years experience in Occupational Rehabilitation. During this time, she has worked for both Private and Government organisations. She has experience across both the Workers Compensation, Income protection and CTP markets. She has experience with Return to work (Same employer) as well as Redeployment (New Employer) and has experience in managing Occupational Stress programs.
She has well developed skills in Vocational, Earning capacity and Medico legal assessments as well as Adjustment to Disability and Change Counselling.
Sophie is Purple Co’s Practice Manager, providing support to our customers, clients and the Purple Co team. She is the interface between the customers, clients and consultants, allowing us to do the good work that we do. Sophie comes with over 17 year’s experience in the Corporate sector with Zurich London, The Westpac Group and MLC – as a C-suite EA and Event Manager.
In her spare time Sophie loves camping, hiking, cooking and gardening.