Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University

Nicole Lee is Adjunct Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Curtin University and Director of 360Edge (www.360edge.com.au) a specialist evaluation and training consultancy for the alcohol and other drugs and mental health sectors.

She is a practicing psychologist, and has worked in the alcohol and drug and mental health fields for 25 years as clinician, trainer, researcher and manager.

Her main areas of expertise are in methamphetamine policy and practice, alcohol and other drug dependence, and co-occurring mental health and substance use. She has significant experience in evidence based practice and policy development.

Nicole is Past National President of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT), and Deputy Editor of the Drug and Alcohol Review journal. She has previously served on the boards of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) and the Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA).

Experience

  • 2014–present
    President, Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT)
  • 2009–present
    Adjunct Associate Professor, National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), Curtin University
  • 2010–present
    Director, 360Edge
  • 2008–present
    Deputy Editor, Drug and Alcohol Review (Journal)
  • 2010–2015
    Associate Professor, National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University
  • 2001–2010
    Head of Research, Turning Point

Education

  • 2001 
    UQ, GradCertEd (Tertiary)
  • 1999 
    UQ, PhD
  • 1991 
    UQ, BSC (Hons)
  • 1990 
    UNSW, BSc