Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University

Nicole Lee is Adjunct 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 consultant psychologist, and has worked in the alcohol and drug and mental health fields for 28 years as clinician, trainer, researcher and manager.

Her main areas of expertise are in methamphetamine policy and practice, alcohol and other drug dependence and treatment, and co-occurring mental health and substance use problems.

Nicole currently serves on the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs (ANACAD), 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

  • 2016–present
    Past President, Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT)
  • 2008–present
    Deputy Editor, Drug and Alcohol Review (Journal)
  • 2016–present
    Adjunct Professor, National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), Curtin University
  • 2010–present
    Director, 360Edge
  • 2014–2016
    President , Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT)
  • 2009–2016
    Adjunct Associate Professor, National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), Curtin University
  • 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