BiographyYoram Cohen was born in Jerusalem Israel, educated at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, graduated as Certified Cost Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.
Owner and lender of a family real estate business, past owner and manager building construction company and a real estate company.
Yoram Cohen is married with Debbie and the couple has 3 children and 9 grandchildren and the couple lives in Israel.
Yoram Cohen is neither a doctor nor a psychiatrist, neither a mental health care-provider nor an academic researcher but he has over thirty years of volunteer experience on the local, national and international levels leading mental health organizations representing consumers and their families. Within that time Yoram gained insight into the issues which concern patients, including patient’s rights, treatment concerns, social and economic opportunity and combating ignorance about mental health. His experience allows him to speak about these issues from an informed and concerned point of view.
Yoram Cohen is quite optimistic about the future of Mental-health care and about the continued integration of consumers into society.