Jody Greenhalgh, OTR/L, MCP
Jody provides therapy, education, leadership, research, assistive technology and community outreach to better serve those impacted by trauma and illness (patients, families, therapists, healthcare providers, emergency responders, consumers, institutions, universities and students).
Over the past 35+years, Ms Greenhalgh has practiced as an Occupational Therapist in a variety of healthcare settings including treating adults, pediatrics, and neonatal patients in acute tertiary hospitals. She works in specialized areas of clinical practice for patients enduring spinal and head injuries, neurological impairments, multi-organ transplant, orthopedic and micro-vascular surgery, amputations and limb re-attachments, burns, muscle disease, cancer, AIDs, medical psychology, and other critical illnesses.
Jody also offers support services for children with life-threatening diseases and their families. Jody has participated in clinical research projects inc. leading groups with high risk women living with HIV who experience trauma related stress as well as for siblings of clients with cancer. In addition, she provides therapy for police officers, firefighters, and emergency workers who must cope with catastrophic events.
Jody participates in critical incident debriefings addressing grief, death, suicide intervention, and post-traumatic stress issues. Jody has been a board member & advisory for hospital ethics, emergency medical care, support groups for ill children & 1st responder agencies. Jody is a guest lecturer at Universities & Conferences. Also Jody is an international traveler emphasizing health & disability adaptation "Living Life Fully".