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Key Accomplishments

Key Accomplishments

Dr. Michael Dadson’s Key Accomplishments:

As the National Executive Director and National Clinical Director, Dr. Dadson, worked in partnership to expand the Veterans Transition Network
throughout Canada. This work led the establishment of the first women’s veteran groups and the first French-speaking veteran groups. In this role Dr. Michael Dadson was responsible for building a national team of psychologists and therapists trained in the recovery of trauma and group therapy, through recruitment, training, and development efforts. In this role, Dr. Dadson worked to assemble a skilled and capable team to support the needs of veterans across the country.”
Dr. Michael Dadson served on the board of the Centre of Group Therapy and Trauma at the University of B.C. and the board of the International Society of Trauma and Dissociation.
Dr. Dadson was also asked to create an educational model for the purpose of training psychologists and counselors in the fields of group therapy and trauma on a global scale.
As an Adjunct Professor at UBC, Dr. Michael Dadson also designed an educational model for training psychologists and counselors in group therapy and trauma on an international scale.
Dr. Dadson partnered with a diverse group of professionals, including physicians, clinical counselors, nurses, and specialists in disability concerns and learning resources, to develop a University Wellness Model.
In partnership with others, Dr. Mike Dadson developed a University Career Model that integrates the concepts of identity development, career counseling and coaching.
As a supervisor, Dr. Dadson oversaw the delivery of therapeutic services to individuals facing a wide range of psychological difficulties, including borderline depression, eating disorders, anxiety, relationship problems, suicidality, gender identity concerns, cross-cultural challenges, self-mutilation, and spiritual distress.
By initiating the development of internship supervision, it increased the department’s capacity with a strategy to deliver services by implementing a more cost-effective service model. Dr. Michael Dadson also conducted research, both quantitative and qualitative, at a student healthcare center, using their findings to inform curriculum and psycho-educational workshops.”

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