DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Lee, Marlene
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Lee, Marlene

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Clinical Psych (New York), M.A. Clinical Psych (New York), B.A. Psych (summa cum laude) (California)

Marlene completed her doctoral training at the University of Albany, State University of New York, where she specialized in adult clinical psychology. She is currently in independent practice in Singapore. Previously, she was a full-time lecturer at the National University of Singapore and James Cook University, Singapore, where she taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervised students in the Master and Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) programs. From 2007-2009, she took a hiatus from academe to pursue humanitarian relief work. As a field volunteer for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), an international medical-humanitarian NGO, she worked in areas affected by conflict and natural disasters, including Kashmir, China, Myanmar, South Sudan, and Indonesia. Marlene aspires to make mental health services more accessible to local communities and people from all walks of life.

Research Interests:
  • Pathological gambling & other addictive behaviors
  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Trauma, coping, and resiliency
  • Psychology and humanitarian assistance
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Mindfulness and acceptance-based interventions
Recent/ Representative Publications:
  • Wulfert, E., Hartley, J., Lee, M., Wang, N., Franco, C., & Sodano, R. (2005).
    Gambling screens: Does shortening the time frame affect their psychometric properties?
    Journal of Gambling Studies, 21(4), 521-536.