Graham was a UK GP before training in Psychiatry in Australia. He has been dedicated for more than 40 years to psychiatric practice in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Clinician, teacher, supervisor, mentor, he is a researcher with more than 200 published papers, chapters and books. He is best known for his work on Suicide Prevention, and more recently on Self-injury. Latterly he has become an author of a number of books - professional works, personal stories and Haiku poetry.