Graham Gee

Qualifications

Graham has a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology and is a registered psychologist.

Professional Experience

Graham currently works as a Counselor at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service, Melbourne.

Graham has a background in education  (seven years) and native title (four years), and started working as a counselor in February 2008.

He is currently completing a combined Masters/PhD degree in Clinical Psychology at Melbourne University.  Having completed the Masters component, he is now working towards completing his PhD thesis on trauma, recovery and resilience in an urban Aboriginal community.

Areas of Interest / Expertise

Complex trauma.

Recent Publications

Gee, G., Dudgeon, P., Schultz, C., Hart, A. & Kelly, K.  'Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing'. Chapter 4 in Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice. Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Department of Ageing: Canberra

Kelly, K., Dudgeon, P., Gee, G. & Glaskin, B. (2010) Living on the Edge: Social and Emotional Wellbeing and Risk and Protective Factors for Serious Psychological Distress among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, Discussion Paper No. 10, Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health, Darwin. 

Zubrick, S., Dudgeon, P., Gee, G., Glaskin, B., Kelly, K., Paradies, Y., Scrine, C. & Walker, R.   'Social Determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing'. Chapter 6 in Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice. Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Department of Ageing: Canberra.

Current Research Activities

Graham is undertaking a PhD examining trauma, recovery and resilience in help-seeking clients from an urban Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service.