In 1993 Mary Lee established Vita House Family Centre in response to Monsignor Charles Travers, P.P. Roscommon, whose idea it was to provide a service to families. She was Director of Services until 2013. Prior to this role, Mary had a career history of effective leadership in Second Level Education at Convent of Mercy, Roscommon Town, and in Community Development, Pastoral Outreach and Psychotherapy, in Athlone. She has served as Chair on second level school boards of management over the years.
Mary has been a member of Vita House Board of Directors since 2013. Her qualifications include a Masters in Systemic Family Psychotherapy with additional qualifications in the areas of Education; Group Facilitation and Suicide Prevention. She is a registered, accredited member with the following associations: FTAI (Family Therapy Association of Ireland), Irish Council for Psychotherapy (ICP), and European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP).