Associate Professor Vanessa Cobham

Associate Professor

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 69911



  • BA, The University of Queensland
  • PhD, The University of Queensland


  • Moss, Katrina M., Ziviani, Jenny, Newcombe, Peter, Cobham, Vanessa E., McCutcheon, Helen, Montague, Gillian and Kenardy, Justin (2018) Pathways to increasing the use of psychosocial care with hospitalized children. Psychological Services, . doi:10.1037/ser0000276

  • Kihas, Ivana, Smout, Anna, Mather, Marius, Newton, Nicola C., Mills, Katherine L., Barrett, Emma L., Touyz, Stephen W., Slade, Tim, Chapman, Cath, Stapinski, Lexine, Champion, Katrina E., Lawler, Siobhan, Birrell, Louise, McBride, Nyanda, Allsop, Steve, Hides, Leanne, Castellanous-Ryan, Natalie, Conrod, Patricia, Peach, Natalie, Cobham, Vanessa, Ross, Joanne, Perrin, Sean, Bendall, Sarah, Back, Sudie, Brady, Kathleen and Teesson, Maree (2018). SYMPOSIUM: SUBSTANCE USE AMONG ADOLESCENTS: CAUSES, COMORBIDITIES AND INNOVATIVE APPROACHES. In: , , (S12-S12). .

  • Mclean, Mia A., Simcock, Gabrielle, Elgbeili, Guillaume, Cobham, Vanessa E., Kildea, Sue and King, Suzanne (2018) 5.52 Toddler Cortisol Profiles Predicts Early Childhood Anxiety in a Prenatally Stressed Cohort: The QF2011 Queensland Flood Study. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 57 10: S243. doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2018.09.345

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  • (2018) Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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  • Rapee, R. M., Spence, S. H., Cobham, V. E. and Wignall, A. M. Helping Your Anxious Child. Oaklands, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2000.

Book Chapter

  • Cobham, Vanessa E., McDermott, Brett and Sanders, Matthew R. (2017). Parenting support in the context of natural disaster. In Matthew R. Sanders and Trevor G. Mazzuchelli (Ed.), The power of positive parenting: transforming the lives of children, parents, and communities using the Triple P system (pp. 272-283) New York, United States: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/med-psych/9780190629069.003.0024

  • Dadds, M. R., Barrett, P. M. and Cobham, V. E. (1998). Anxiety disorders. In T. H. Ollendick (Ed.), Comprehensive Clinical Psychology (pp. xx-xx) New York , U.S.A: Elsevier Science.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision