Registered Nurse @ Interior Health Authority
Rae has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 40 years. His career has taken him from Ontario, Canada to Dallas, Texas and eventually to where he has settled in Kelowna, British Columbia.
37 of those years have been working within the field of mental health/psychiatric nursing. He has worked in a large provincial psychiatric hospital in specialty areas such as admission wards with acutely psychotic patients, psychogeriatrics i.e. elderly mentally ill patients, developmentally delayed adults with extreme behaviour problems and psychosis and patients with substance abuse and alcohol dependencies. He has managed a community-based specialized residential facility offering life skills training to chronically mentally ill individuals and has also conducted a considerable amount of therapy and counselling during his career.