Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Centre for Addiction Research - Catherine Kissel



Clinical Advisor, Community Alcohol and Drugs Services (CADS), Auckland
Member, Oversight Board, Centre for Addiction Research

Email: Catherine.Kissel@waitematadhb.govt.nz


Catherine is a psychologist who has an enriched professional life through involvement in the field of addictions. Her 30 year career has included the provision of treatment, training, supervision, lecturing, research, programme development, auditing and conference presentations.

Since 2005 she has worked within the governance team at CADS – Auckland, the largest alcohol and drug treatment agency in New Zealand, providing specialist community-based treatment for substance use disorders.

She maintains an interest in obesity and substance use within her private practice.