Dr. Vivian Lee, PhD


Dr. Vivian Lee is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Carleton University. She leads the Community Autism Research Lab and her team’s research program includes investigating factors that contribute to building positive emotion regulation and social skills in autistic children and youth, as well as evaluating community-based programs that support their wellbeing.  Dr. Lee has extensive research and clinical experience working with neurodivergent children and youth, including providing diagnostic and psychoeducational assessments for Autism, Intellectual and other Developmental Disabilities, ADHD, Learning Disorders, etc.

Dr. Lee completed her PhD at McMaster University and received clinical assessment training with the Autism Team at the Offord Centre for Child Studies at McMaster’s Children’s Hospital, the Autism Research Centre at Holland-Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Centre, and private psychological clinics within the GTA.