A Caulfield Clinical Psychologist Working with All Ages
Adeline is a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and has worked in the area of mental health since 2006. She has worked clinically in public hospitals, community health centres as well as child, adolescents and family mental health services. She now works in Private Practice as a Clinical Psychologist in Caulfield and sees children, adolescents, adults and families from across Bentleigh, Malvern and Melbourne’s south-east.
She believes in early intervention and is passionate about working collaboratively with clients to help them live a valued life. She has formal training in child development and clinical psychology. She has an understanding of the impact of childhood experiences and stages of development across the life span to provide holistic care. She works pragmatically, creatively, uses evidence based practice and in collaboration with clients to provide a tailored treatment for each client's unique needs.
Adeline has also conducted various research focused on vulnerable populations and authored a number of journal articles. Adeline's doctoral thesis in clinical child, adolescent and family psychology examined the relationship between childhood trauma, attachment and women's mental health including clinicians' practices and views on supporting survivors. For a list of Adeline's publications and presentations, click here.
Coles, J., Lee, Adeline, Taft, A., Mazza, D. and Loxton, D. (2015) General Practice Service Use and Satisfaction among Female Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse. Australian Family Physician, 44(1): 71-76.
Coles, J., Lee, Adeline, Taft, A., Mazza, D. and Loxton, D. (2015) Childhood Sexual Abuse and Its Association with Adult Physical and Mental Health: Results from A National Cohort of Young Australian Women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30(11): 1929-1944.
Kulkarni, J., Gavrilidis, E., Lee, S., Hayes, E., Lee, Adeline, et al. (2014) Establishing female only areas in psychiatry wards to improve safety and quality of care for women. Australia Psychiatry.
Lee, Adeline. (2013) Child abuse and women’s mental health: Moderating processes. Presented at the Academy on Violence and Abuse Biennial Scientific Assembly, Minneapolis, United States of America.
Lee, Adeline, Coles, J., Lee, S and Kulkarni, J. (2012) Primary health care practitioners’ screening practices and attitudes towards women survivors of child abuse. Mental Health in Family Medicine, 9(3): 181-183.
Lee, Adeline, Coles, J., Lee, S and Kulkarni, J. (2012) Women Survivors of Child Abuse: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. Australian Family Physician, Australian Family Physician, 41(11): 903-906.
Lee, Adeline, Lee, S., Coles, J and Kulkarni, J. (2012) Australian Psychologists’ current practice, beliefs and attitudes towards supporting women survivors of childhood maltreatment. Australian Community Psychologist, 24(2): 150-163.
Coles, J., Lee, Adeline, Taft, A., Loxton, D and Mazza, D. (2012) The Health Effects of Sexual Violence for Young Australian Women. Presented at Primary Health Care Research Conference, Canberra, Australia.
Lee, Adeline. (2011) Relationship between Childhood Trauma and Women’s Current Mental Illness- preliminary findings. Presented at the 4th Women’s Mental Health Congress, Madrid, Spain. and at Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research, Dunedin New Zealand.
Lee, Adeline. (2011) Cognition & Schizophrenia in Pre-menopause. Presented in 2011 at the 4th Women’s Mental Health Congress, Madrid, Spain.
deCastella, A., Bolding, P., Lee, Adeline et al. (2011) Problem Gambling in People Presenting to a Public Mental Health Service. Office of Gambling and Racing, Department of Justice, Victoria, Australia pp 50.
Lee, Adeline. (2008) Primary health service utilization by women who have been abused in childhood: A systematic review. Presented at the Victorian Primary Health Care Conference.
Lee, Adeline, Browne, M., and Villanueva, E. (2008) Consequences of Using the SF-12 and RAND-12 when Examining Levels of Well-being and Psychological Distress’. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 42: 315-323.
Lee, Adeline and Browne, M. (2008). Subjective Well-being, Socio-demographic Factors, Mental and Physical Health of Rural Residents. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 16(5): 290-296
Lee, Adeline, Browne, M and Radha, P. (2008). Psychologists’ Preferences of Delivery of Professional Development and Education. Australasian Psychiatry, 16: 220-222.
Browne, M., Lee, Adeline and Radha, P. (2007) Self-reported Confidence and Skills of General Practitioners in Management of Mental Health Disorders. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 15: 321-326.
Her areas of interests include:
- Relationship issues
- Workplace difficulties
- Childhood disorders such as anxiety, depression, attachment difficulties, low self-esteem, social skills/peer-related difficulties i.e. bullying, adjustment issues and other transitional issues.
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