Ms Deirdre Heaney , Belfast, Northern Ireland's profile

Ms Deirdre Heaney , Belfast, Northern Ireland Masters Module in Vocational Rehabilitation, Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Qualified Chartered Accountant.

Heaney Private Occupational Therapy

A highly competent clinician with over 13 years experience in clinical rehabilitation with particular expertise in managing long term conditions, Chronic pain, Chronic Fatigue/M.E, mild to moderate mental health conditions, occupational Health, vocational rehabilitation and ergonomics. Deirdre has an accredited post graduate qualification in cognitive behavioural methods: an evidence based psychological approach to managing mild to moderate mental health conditions, chronic pain & chronic fatigue. Deirdre also has masters level training in vocational rehabilitation and return to work planning. She previously qualified and worked in NI and Europe as a chartered accountant and has brings excellent business and transferable skills.

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BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy, ACA, HCPC

Contact Ms Deirdre Heaney , Belfast, Northern Ireland

Phone: 07974 730889

Email: [email protected]




  • Adult 25 +
  • Young person (18-25)
  • Older person (65+)
  • Case Management
  • Financial Matters
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Advice about access, bathroom &/or kitchen adaptations or equipment Home adaptations for independent living
  • Advice around specialist equipment or in modifying your home to maximise independence
  • Practical strategies/treatment to overcome daily challenges caused by illness, accident, recent diagnosis or ageing.
  • Oncology & Palliative Care or Condition Management
  • Brain or Spinal Injury expertise
  • Trauma & Orthopedics expertise
  • Mental health recovery and peer support
  • Stress-related support
  • Support with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias
  • Work/health promo/training/H&S e.g. DSE Risk Assessment, Manual Handling training, stress prevention/education
  • Ergonomic Assessment/industrial/office/vehicle seating/equipment advice
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) (standardised system) for physically active jobs
  • Job/role analysis of task demands
  • Mental Health Assessment and Advice - work related
  • Career re-direction Assessment/Transferable Skills Analysis (TSA)
  • Graduated RTW plan/reasonable adjustments advice
  • Vocational Rehab (VR) ongoing input/treatment/job coach/work prep/work hardening/conditioning
  • Manual Handling training for health and/or care staff
  • Assessments/support at GP surgeries
  • Bespoke training programmes

Contact Ms Deirdre Heaney , Belfast, Northern Ireland