Ray Pekrul- Clinical Supervisor, Counselling Unit

ray-pekrulRay is Family Service Regina’s most long-standing employee. He joined the team as a counsellor in November of 1977- bringing with him a Bachelor in Science, a Bachelor in Social Work and a Masters in Social Work.

“I’m Saskatchewan born, but my family moved to Winnipeg when I was 14 and that’s where I received my Bachelor in Science and Social Work. My Masters in Social Work is from the University of Regina and prior to coming to working with FSR I was working in Yorkton for Social Services as a Financial Service Worker with the SAP Program, (Saskatchewan Assistance Program).” said Ray.

 

When Ray’s not busy listening to others, you can find him travelling with his wife of 37 years, planting flowers in his back yard, reading the newspaper or listening to CBC Radio. Learn more about Ray in our Staff Spotlight:

 

  1. What is the most captivating aspect of counseling?

 

Listening to others and helping them find solutions. Working with people to help resolve problems and remove barriers to personal growth and change.

 

  1. How to you foster good relationships with clients and staff?

 

Demonstrating interest and concern for others while working collaboratively and respecting their ideas and feelings.

  1. What three traits define you?

I’m kind, generous and loving.

  1. What is your personal philosophy?

To extend as much kindness, acceptance and love as possible.

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