| Christina S. Lee|
Department: Department of Counseling and Applied Educational Psychology
Office: 404 INV
Ph.D., New York University
M.A., Ed.M., Columbia University
Post-doctoral Fellowship, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University
Research: Dr. Lee’s programmatic research focuses on immigrant health and the reduction of risky health behaviors. Her clinical specialty area is on motivational interviewing (MI) and brief interventions. She has been Principal Investigator or co-Investigator on several NIH grants examining the efficacy of culturally adapted motivational interviewing, the use of inexpensive technology to disseminate empirically-based substance abuse treatment, clinician decision-making with minority adolescents, and the effects of training medical staff to deliver interventions. Other research interests include: acculturation stress and risky health behavior, methods to promote minority participation in clinical research and treatment, and mechanisms underlying behavioral treatment. She completed pre and post-doctoral NIH fellowships in Addictions Treatment Research at the Center for Alcohol Studies and Addiction at Brown University. Since 2004, she has been a member of the MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers), has trained and supervised psychologists and medical staff to deliver MI, and is on the Editorial Board for Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, APA’s Division 45 journal.
Courses taught at Northeastern:
Fall 2012 CAEP 6220, Development across the Lifespan
Spring 2013 CAEP 6375, Substance Use and Treatment
1999, Trainer, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
2004, Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
2011, Licensed Psychologist, Rhode Island
2012, Member, National Hispanic Science Network
Lee, C.S.,Hayes, R.B., McQuaid, E., & Borrelli, B. (2010). Predictors of Retention among Latinos in a Culturally Specific Smoking Cessation Trial. Health Education Research, 25 (4), 687-697.
Lee, C.S.,Nirenberg, T., Longabaugh, R., Baird, J., Mello, M.J., and Woolard, R. (2010). The Change Plan as an Active Ingredient of Brief Motivational Interventions for Reducing Negative Consequences of Drinking in Hazardous Drinking Emergency Department Patients. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 71 (5), 726-733.
Lee, C.S.,Lopez, S.R., Hernandez, L., Colby, S.M., Caetano, R., Borrelli, B., and Rohsenow, D. (2011). A cultural adaptation of motivational interviewing to address heavy drinking among Hispanics. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 17 (2), 317-324.