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In this section, I share personal reflections and insights into cognitive work hardening, return-to-work, and workplace mental health. My goal is to provide context for CWH and its anticipated expanded utilization. I hope you find the posts helpful as you explore CWH.


About Adeena

Welcome to CWHconnect!

I am very excited to introduce and to welcome people to what I hope will be…

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Cognitive Work Hardening: Scientifically studied

Cognitive work hardening: Research Cognitive work hardening underwent rigorous scientific study to determine its effectiveness in helping…

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Pride in cognitive work hardening: Personal reflections

I’ve been offering Cognitive Work Hardening (CWH) since June 2000 through my private practice, ERGO-Wise®. At times…

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Cognitive work hardening is the missing puzzle piece

A person who has been off work on disability due to depression is medically cleared to return…

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Work Disrupted: Breaking New Ground in Return to Work

The Workplace Mental Health Team of the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT) launched a six-part podcast…

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Virtual Cognitive Work Hardening

Almost three years into the Covid-19 pandemic and we are still feeling its impact. Life has returned…

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OSOT Occupational Odyssey: Adeena Wisenthal

Occupational Odyssey: Inspiring Journeys in Occupational Therapy Celebrating the professional journeys of long-standing OSOT members, highlighting achievements,…

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