Associate Professor Kate Sofronoff

Associate Professor

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
k.sofronoff@psy.uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 56411

Overview

Qualifications

  • PhD (Clinical), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), The University of Queensland
  • Diploma of Education, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • (2017) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Sofronoff, Kate, Beaumont, Renae and Weiss, Jonathan A. (2014). Treating transdiagnostic processes in ASD: going beyond anxiety. In Thompson E. Davis III, Susan W. White and Thomas H. Ollendick (Ed.), Handbook of autism and anxiety (pp. 171-183) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06796-4_12

  • Beaumont, Renae and Sofronoff, Kate (2013). Multi-modal intervention for social skills training in students with high-functioning ASD: The Secret Agent Society. In Angela Scarpa, Susan Williams White and Tony Attwood (Ed.), CBT for Children and Adolescents with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders (pp. 173-198) New York, United States: Guilford Press.

  • Attwood, Tony and Sofronoff, Kate (2013). Prevention of anxiety in children and adolescents with autism and Asperger Syndrome. In Cecilia A. Essau and Thomas H. Ollendick (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of the treatment of childhood and adolescent anxiety (pp. 545-557) Oxford, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781118315088.ch23

  • Pachana, Nancy A., Baillie, Andrew, Helmes, Edward, Halford, W. Kim, Murray, Greg, Kyrios, Mike, O’Donovan, Analise, O’Brien, Mia, Schwartz, Steven and Sofronoff, Kate (2012). Taking clinical psychology postgraduate training into the next decade: aligning competencies to the curriculum. In Sherri McCarthy, K. Laurie Dickson, Jacquelyn Cranney, Annie Trapp and Victor Karandashev (Ed.), Teaching psychology around the world (pp. 72-86) Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

  • Sofronoff, Kate and Beaumont, Renae (2009). The Challenges of Working With Young People Diagnosed With Asperger Syndrome. In Dean McKay and Eric A. Storch (Ed.), Cognitive-Behavior Therapy for Children: Treating Complex and Refractory Cases (pp. 421-443) New York: Springer Publishing Company, LLC.

  • Sofronoff, K. V. and Whittingham, K. (2007). Parent management training to improve competence in parents of children with Aspergers syndrome. In J. Briesmeister and C.E. Schaefer (Ed.), Handbook of Parent training: Helping parents prevent and solve problem behaviours Third ed. (pp. 107-128) United States: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Pachana, N. A. and Sofronoff, K. (2005). Sexual problems. In Nikolaos Kazantzis, Frank P Deane, Kevin R Ronan and Luciano L'Abate (Ed.), Using homework assignments in cognitive behavior therapy (pp. 307-328) New York, USA: Brunner-Routledge.

  • Sofronoff, K. V. (2004). Counseling adolescents. In L. Baker and L. Welkowitz (Ed.), Asperger's Syndrome: Intervening in Schools, Clinics, and Communities (pp. 135-153) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Earlbaum Associates. doi:10.4324/9781410611079

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Gray, Kylie M., Tonge, Bruce J., Taffe, John R., Sanders, Matthew, Sofronoff, Kate and Einfeld, Stewart L. (2017). A Community-Based Parenting Intervention for Parents of Children With a Disability: Outcomes in the Australian Stepping Stones Triple P Project. In: Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities. , , (140-141). .

  • Nicollet, C., van Dooren, K., Sofronoff, K., Steel, E., Ware, R., Beaumont, R. and Lennox, N. (2016). A systematic review and meta-analysis of psychological interventions for adolescents and adults on the autism spectrum with anxiety. In: Proceedings of the 15th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities. 2016 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities World Congress, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (715-715). 15-19 August 2016. doi:10.1111/jir.12305

  • Nicollet, C., Sofronoff, K., Beaumont, R. and Lennox, N. (2016). An anxiety intervention program for adults on the autism spectrum: a pilot study. In: Proceedings of the 15th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities. 2016 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities World Congress, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, (801-801). 15-19 August 2016. doi:10.1111/jir.12305

  • Nicollet, C., Sofronoff, K., Trembath, D. and Lennox, N. (2016). The experience of anxiety in adults with autism: A qualitative analysis. In: 2016 IASSIDD World Congress, Melbourne, Vic, (715-715). 15-19 August 2016. doi:10.1111/jir.12305

  • O'Moore, Liza, Kavanagh, Liza, Sofronoff, Kate and Day, Jamin (2015). Helping academics manage students with “invisible disabilities”. In: Aman Oo, Arun Patel, Tim Hilditch and Siva Chandran, Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education. 26th Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Engineering Education, Geelong, VIC Australia, (). 6-9 December 2015.

  • Einfeld, S. L., Sanders, M., Tonge, B., Sofronoff, K. and Gray, K. M. (2014). Intervention Strategies for Behaviour Phenotypes. In: Chris Oliver, Gene Fisch and Petrus de Vries, SSBP Abstracts. 17th SSBP International Research Symposium, New York City, NY United States, (884-884). 10-12 October 2014. doi:10.1111/jir.12156

  • Sofronoff, Kate and Helmes, Edward (2012). Fitness to practise in clinical psychology training. In: Abstracts of the XXX International Congress of Psychology. XXX International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa, (103-103). 22 - 27 July 2012.

  • Pachana, Nancy, Scott, T., Sofronoff, K. and Helmes, E. (2011). Facilitators and barriers to achieving an ageing literate clinical psychology workforce. In: International Psychogeriatric Association Reinventing Aging through Innovation 15th International Congress, The Hague, Netherlands, (S76-S77). 6-9 September 2011. doi:10.1017/S104161021100127X

  • Quek, Lake-Hui, Sofronoff, Kate and Sheffield, Jeanie (2009). Cognitive-behaviour therapy for mood and anxiety disorders in young people with Asperger syndrome.. In: Asia Pacific Autism Conference (APAC), Sydney, Australia, (). August 23.

  • Quek, Lake-Hui, Sofronoff, Kate and Sheffield, Jeanie (2009). Risk factors for emotional disturbances in young people with Asperger syndrome.. In: Fourth International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Roehampton University, London, UK, (). July 13-14.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision