Nurse Cassis has over twenty-five years of experience in multiple mental health and chemical dependency settings. He has served in acute psychiatric crisis units, inpatient psychiatric care, inpatient rehabilitation treatment and medical detox units. Mr. Cassis completed his initial nursing studies in Montreal, Canada. He then proceeded to complete his Bachelors and Masters Level nursing at Florida International University, specializing in mental health nursing. He is currently adjunct Professor of Nursing at Florida International University. He believes in a patient centered approach and assists individuals in obtaining self-actualization. The combination of his experience and ongoing compassion support the formulation of interventions for successful patient outcomes.