Personal profile


Nerelie is a psychologist, researcher and lecturer. She spent ten years working as a psychologist in Catholic, independent and Government schools in Melbourne with children and adolescents, their families, teachers and allied health professionals. Nerelie has worked as a researcher in a number of organisations in Western Australia and Victoria including the Drug and Alcohol Office (WA), Department of Health (WA), Melbourne Health and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne. Prior to coming to Monash University, she worked as a lecturer at the University of Melbourne in the Graduate School of Education.

Research interests

* Identification and assessment of neurodevelopmental conditions

* Identifying and assessing autistic females

* Developmental psychopathology in typically developing children and children with neurodevelopmental conditions

* Supporting children with neurodevelopmental conditions in school settings

* Enhancing health and wellbeing

Community service

Lifeline Melbourne

Lifeline Perth

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Research area keywords

  • Adolescents
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Behaviour problems in children
  • Children
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • School-based interventions
  • Translational Research
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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