Associate Professor Kate Sofronoff

Associate Professor

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 56411



  • 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


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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

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision