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An occupational therapist by training, Michael is a believer in psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery. He has worked on mental health practices for over 30 years, and always finds joy in supporting people do the things they enjoy doing.  He is an Professor of Teaching and the Associate Head of Educational Affairs with the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of British Columbia, with a strong passion for promoting student wellbeing through teaching. His areas of interest include youth and young adult mental health, productivity for adults with mental illness, use of psychotherapeutic techniques in enabling occupation, and using theatre and expressive media in advocating for equity, diversity and inclusivity.  In addition to advocating for psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery in Canada, he is also an ambassador in bringing evidence-based psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery to countries including China and other Asian countries.

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