Professional profile: Ben Humphreys

Published on 17 Jan 2024

Ben Humphreys

Branch Manager – Sydney, Wollongong, ACT


B.A. Psychology, Post Grad Dip (Psychology)


0473 243 729

Professional affiliation and registration

  • ASORC – Full Member (12037)

Ben is a Rehabilitation Counsellor who has consulted across both physical and psychological injuries over the past decade.

Ben has been managing teams since 2016, where he commenced as a Team Manager for a multidisciplinary team of occupational rehabilitation professionals in Sydney metro for three years.

Following this, Ben spent an additional four years as a Regional Manager, managing teams in Sydney, Wollongong, Canberra and Albury, where he received the 2021 ARPA NSW and National Excellence in Leadership awards.

Ben possesses a B.A. Psychology from Macquarie University and a Post Grad. Dip. (Psychology) from the University of Newcastle.

Skills and experience

  • 8 years’ professional experience as a Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • 7 years’ experience in managing occupational rehabilitation teams
  • Promotion of the Health Benefits of Good Work
  • Providing training to organisational customers in mental health, leadership, work health and safety, and injury prevention
  • Providing clinically guided, best-practice counselling interventions that promote psychosocial improvements to the client’s quality of life
  • Provision of occupational rehabilitation across worker’s insurance, CTP, life insurance, Comcare and DVA schemes
  • Development and provision of market-leading return to work planning, functional reviews and case conferencing to ensure a safe and durable return to work
  • Developing service level agreements and quoting for workplace ergonomics, outsourced return to work coordination, employee assistance programs, pre-employments, and drug and alcohol testing
  • Ability to build rapport and manage competing stakeholder interests

Ben has gained experience in providing occupational rehabilitation services to a variety of industries, including:

  • Financial services
  • Civil infrastructure
  • Mining and demolition
  • Transport and logistics
  • Insurance
  • Education
  • Hospitality and retail
  • Government sector
  • Waste and recycling