Michel Besinio-Oh

Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Management

Michel Besinio-Oh completed her bachelor of arts degree in interdisciplinary studies (childhood social institutions and disability studies) at Western University and her master of science in rehabilitation counselling (Department of Counselling, School, and Educational Psychology) at University at Buffalo, New York (SUNY). She also completed the Rehabilitation and Disability Management diploma program at Simon Fraser University. 

She is a Certified Canadian Counsellor (CCC), which indicates that she is qualified and met the national standard of practice in counselling with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA). She is a Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RVP, RTWDM, RCSS) and a Certified Rehabilitation Counsellor (CRC) with over 10 years of combined experience working in the fields of rehabilitation, health care, education and social services. She has experience working as a vocational rehabilitation counsellor/consultant, mental health counsellor and activation facilitator helping people return to productivity and work after physical or mental health challenges.

Michel’s combined experience stems from working both in private and non-profit organizations, specializing in community-based and multidisciplinary care services. Michel works with clients with a variety of disabilities, needs and mental health challenges, while instilling autonomy, self-fulfillment and independence. 

Michel is passionate about helping individuals return or transition back into the workforce (incorporating Stay at Work tactics). She collaborates with professionals and has multidisciplinary working alliances in the industry. She has experience delivering disability management and vocational rehabilitation services, which include mental health counselling, career/vocational counselling, job search/employment workshops, wellness coaching, psychological-vocational assessments and case management. 

In her spare time, Michel enjoys spending time with her family and friends, trying new food, travelling and being active outdoors.

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