MSW, Carleton University
Raymond lives well with bipolar disorder. He is also a prolific writer, having self-published 32 collections of poetry, largely on issues of homelessness, Mother Nature, the infinite powers of hope and resilience. Raymond has a strong affinity to social welfare issues. He has had a fruitful career with both municipal and provincial organizations, including the Ontario Ministry of Health in two Provincial Psychiatric Hospitals where he served for 27 years as, first, Director of Social Work Services, and later, as Coordinator of Community Development.
My lovely wife plays a big role in keeping me healthy. As well, writing poetry and stories is a central part of my life, and gets me through good times as well as bad.
Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
420-5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC