Dr. Johnny Lee

Jonathan (Johnny) Lee
Psychologist, PhD

Accepting new clients with a few weeks wait (updated June 1, 2017)

Practice: Young Adult Behavioral Health Program

NOTE: Only sees college students 18 - 26 years old and graduate students over this age range.

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Chat briefly to ensure a good match before a full appointment. (Free)

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    About Dr. Lee

  • Dedicated to offering affordable and accessible psychiatric care to young adults
  • Accepts almost all insurances
  • Leads a weekly mindfulness skills group for college students
  • Expertise in adjustment, anxiety, depression, existential exploration, relationships, and trauma
  • Deep interest in mindfulness, meditation, and therapy practices in Asian American culture
  • His team at the Young Adult Behavioral Program offers individual therapy; group therapy; medication management; and a daily intensive care program

PROFESSIONAL STATEMENT

Dr. Lee completed his PhD in Clinical Psychology at Suffolk University, a fellowship at Northwestern University, and a pre-doctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.

Prior to joining Rhode Island Hospital's Young Adult Behavioral Health Program where he is currently a staff psychologist, Dr. Lee worked as a researcher at the National Center for PTSD, and as a pediatric neuropsychologist at Brown University's School of Engineering. 

Dr. Lee has a deep interest in meditation and mindfulness work, and completed his PhD dissertation on related research. He is also interested in therapy practices in Asian American culture, and offers a culturally sensitive approach to therapy sessions.

He sees mostly young adults, and has expertise in adjustment, anxiety, depression, personal exploration, relationships, and trauma.

MESSAGE TO CLIENTS

" We take a team approach at the Young Adult Behavioral Health Program to provide services that are tailored to each individual’s unique needs. I provide individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, and group therapy in the program. In addition, I collaborate closely with the psychiatrists to provide a high level of attention to meet our clients’ needs.  I would like to extend an invitation to you to come meet our team to discuss how we can help. "

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EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Young Adult Behavioral Health Program at Rhode Island Hospital, Staff Psychologist
National Center for PTSD, Behavioral Sciences Division, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Graduate research psychologist, 2014
Brown University School of Engineering, Advanced Baby Imaging Lab, Pediatric neuropsychologist, 2013 - 2014

Northwestern University, Center for Applied Psychological and Family Studies, Dr. John J.B. Morgan Clinical Research Fellowship, 2011 -2013
Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center, Pre-doctoral internship, 2010 - 2011

Suffolk University, PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2011
Suffolk University, MA, Psychology, 2007
University of Guam, BA in Psychology, summa cum laude, 2005 

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SPECIALTIES

Adjustment – Including finding your personal identity and reinventing yourself as a college student
Anxiety – Including navigating panic attacks, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and academic and test taking anxiety
Career – Including navigating the demands of medical school and career goals
Depression – Ranging from feeling down to major depression
Existential exploration – Including exploring what is important to you for leading a meaningful life
Relationships – Managing relationship issues including family, friends, and romantic relationships
Trauma – Including Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 

CLIENTELE

Young Adults
College Students
Adults
Couples

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LANGUAGES

English