I’m Lawrence JW Cooper

Helping You Find Your Own Path


As a psychologist and poet, Lawrence J.W. Cooper is uniquely equipped to deal with the subject of mental disorders on both an emotional and academic level. Having walked the path of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Depression, he wishes to help others through his book, The Room. It is both an autobiography

His areas of expertise include ten years as a psychometrician and reading specialist, eighteen years as a school administrator/Counsellor/Special Education teacher, as well as being available as needed for School Division Educational Psychologist services. In addition, he spent thirteen years teaching high school advanced placement Psychology and English on-line. He is the winner of the Canadian Teacher’s Federation Hilroy Fellowship for innovation, and the Alberta and Canadian Educator and Administrator of the Year awards for Inclusion of Children with Special Needs into mainstream education.
He currently resides with his wife in Fanny Bay, Vancouver Island.

Featured Publications

Unlock Your Full Potential. Say Hello to Happiness.

The ultimate purpose is to reach as many people as possible with the hopes of saving lives with resonance and connection to powerful poetry and personal transformation experience.”

Poetry with Purpose Workshop

My role is to be a facilitator – to get you in touch with your own inner therapist through the magic of poetry.


Poet’s Corner – Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival

Poet’s Corner – Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival

      I attended a workshop on poetry at the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival. The session titled the Poetry of Place was conducted by Billeh Nickerson. Billeh is a Canadian writer, editor, performer and arts advocate from Vancouver. He causally and...

Changing our Life Story

Changing our Life Story

Have you been to a poetry book launch? Can be quite boring, can’t it? In my presentations, I will attempt to entertain as well as present, in the hopes of sharing not only the words upon the page, but the feelings and emotions coming from the heart.