Dr. Vivien Lee, C.Psych., has extensive experience in working with adults and teenagers with trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and substance use. She earned her PhD and Master’s degrees in Clinical Psychology from Western University and Hon.BSc. from the University of Toronto. She worked as a staff psychologist in the Psychological Trauma Program and Work, Stress, & Health Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) from 2010-2017.
Dr. Lee is also experienced with operational stress injuries that can develop in military veterans and first responders (e.g., police, paramedics, firefighters, dispatchers, correctional officers) and other public safety personnel. She is a certified clinician trainer for the Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and Department of National Defence (DND) and adapted for first responder services. She is registered with as a provider with Veteran Affairs Canada (VAC) and Department of National Defence (DND). Dr. Lee serves on the Board of Directors for Toronto Beyond the Blue, a support organization for family members of Toronto Police Service officers.
Dr. Lee is registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), the Traumatic Stress section of the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA), and the Ontario Psychological Association (OPA), the latter of which she served on the Board of Directors from 2008 to 2011. Her graduate research received funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).