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Dr Chris Lee

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Christopher Lee was Senior Clinical Psychologist at a major teaching hospital in Perth (Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital) for 11 years where he set up the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) treatment team for Borderline Personality Disorders (BPD).

He is now programme chair in clinical psychology at Murdoch University. He has had extensive training from leading figures in DBT, and has been accredited in Schema Focused Therapy by the International Society of Schema Therapists.

Chris has conducted workshops in treating personality disorders throughout Australia and overseas for the last 15 years. He is involved in research on personality disorders and posttraumatic stress disorder. He has published in the areas of personality assessment and the treatment of PTSD.

He has received international awards for research excellence for his work in PTSD.  He is a principal investigator for an International Multi-centre Randomized Control Trial on BPD. He currently sits on the BPD expert reference group advising the federal minister for health.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.