Graham was a UK general medical practitioner, before migrating to Australia. He has been dedicated for more than 40 years to psychiatric practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Clinician, teacher, supervisor, mentor, he is a researcher with more than 200 published papers, chapters and books. His professional focus has been on Suicide Prevention in young people, and more recently on Self-injury. Latterly he has become an author of professional works, personal stories and Haiku poetry.