Recipient of the 2014

Eden Dales

Eden Dales

Nominated For: 2014

Eden Dales, MSW RSW, is the Founder and Clinical Director of Eden Dales Social Work and Psychotherapy (EDSW). EDSW is a multi-cultural community-based social work practice of 20+ Master’s level Social Workers specializing in post-trauma assessments and counselling services across the GTA and southwestern Ontario.

In addition to her role with EDSW, Eden maintains a private counselling practice in North York specializing in grief and trauma recovery, post-concussion recovery, female concussions, ADHD, mood and stress management, and interpersonal relationships. Eden has expertise in assessment reports and providing expert testimony for medical legal proceedings before the courts.

Eden is a frequently sought-after presenter at provincial, national and international conferences, including the 2019 World Congress on Brain Injury. Along with Dr. Charles Tator and team at the University Health Network’s  Canadian Concussion Center webinar education series, Eden presented on when and why to consult a social worker following a concussion.  Eden presents on a range of topics related to concussions, brain injuries, relationships and daily functioning, including self-care for survivors and caregivers, high risk Behavior and relationships and female concussions. Eden delivers presentations to local community health agencies, law firms, insurance companies and corporate offices. Eden was the recipient of the 2021 Volunteer of the Year award through the Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST) and is an active volunteer with BIST, assisting with fundraising and organizing the annual June Birdies for Brain Injury Golf Tournament.

Eden has over twenty years of clinical experience in the field of social work after having received her master’s degree in Social Work from Yeshiva University in New York City in 2001, where she worked at a downtown NYC hospital, providing trauma and grief counselling and crisis support to individuals and families throughout 9/11. Eden is registered with The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (reg # 806569), and a member of The Ontario Association of Social Workers.

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