Biography: Dr. Vivien Lee, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Vivien Lee, PhD, C.Psych., is the Chief Psychologist and Commander of the Healthy Workplace Team for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). She previously worked as a staff psychologist in the Psychological Trauma Program / Work, Stress and Health program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto. Dr. Lee is the founder of the Centre for Trauma Recovery and Growth (CTRG) in Toronto. She is the Chair of the Service Provider reference group at the Centre of Excellence – PTSD and Board Director on the Public Services Health and Safety Association (PSHSA).
Dr. Lee is the clinical advisor for Boots on the Ground, which provides 24/7 telephone peer support to first responders across Ontario. She is a clinical advisor and a Board Director for Toronto Beyond the Blue, which provides support to families of Toronto Police Service members. She previously served as an ex-officio member of the Traumatic Stress Section of the Canadian Psychological Association and student director of the Ontario Psychological Association.
Dr. Lee has extensive experience in working with first responders, military members, and veterans, and specializes in trauma, PTSD, and operational stress injuries. Particular interests include: family, peer, and organizational support; early intervention; and the use of evidence-based trauma treatment principles in the return-to-work process.