After a Veterinary career, Berit started with HFRC as a remedial massage therapist, completing lymphoedema & Complete Decongestive Therapy training with the Dr Vodder school in 2012. An interest in all swelling and pain management led to broadening skills, and she completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy at Notre Dame University.
Berit is an accredited Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) Lymphoedema Physiotherapist on the National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register (NLPR) and a Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) approved provider. Berit has an interest in all swelling, chronic management plans, oedema treatments in oncology, post-operative oedema and with other conditions including lipoedema.
Berit strongly supports patient empowerment through education to optimise Quality of Life, overall well-being and management of their condition. She is also a Cancer council Lymphoedema Support Group facilitator.
Personal interests include staying active by cycling, hiking and fishing in beautiful places.