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Associate Professor Vanessa Cobham
  – Associate Professor  UQ and Clinical Psychologist at Mater

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Associate Professor Vanessa Cobham
Vanessa has been associated with UQ since 2000 and is a practising clinical psychologist. In addition to her position at UQ, she is a Principal Research Fellow at the Mater Research Institute and a Senior Clinical Psychologist within the Child and Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS) in the newly created Children’s Health Qld Health and Hospital District. At the Mater RI, Vanessa oversees the QF2011 Flood study, a longitudinal study of women who were pregnant during the 2011 Queensland floods, and their babies (funded through the Canadian Institute of Health Research). Her research foci include child and adolescent psychopathology (particularly anxiety disorders and posttraumatic mental health problems); the impact of natural disasters on children, adolescents and families; and the impact of disaster-related post-natal maternal stress on children’s development.
Room:
MC-411
Email:
Phone:
+61 7 3346 9911
Fax:
+61 7 3365 4466
Postal Address:
School of Psychology
McElwain Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia

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Associate Professor Vanessa Cobham
Qualifications:

BA, PhD (Clin) Qld, MAPS, MBPsS

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Associate Professor Vanessa Cobham
Topics:
Child and adolescent psychopathology. Parental psychopathology and child / adolescent mental illness. Child and adolescent anxiety disorders. PTSD in children and adolescents. Cost-effective treatment programs for anxiety-disordered children and adolescents. Grief and loss related to child and adolescent mental illness. Modifying CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy) for young people with speech and language disorders. Post-traumatic mental health in children, adolescents and families (especially natural disasters).
Keywords:
Child psychopathology, CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Post-traumatic stress disorder, Adolescent psychopathology, Teenage psychopathology, Psychopathology, Mental illness, Anxiety disorders, Children and anxiety, Teenagers and anxiety, Adolescents and anxiety
Course Coordinator:
  • Semester 1, 2017
    PSYC7211 - Clinical Skills A
  • Semester 1, 2016
    PSYC7211 - Clinical Skills A
  • Semester 1, 2015
    PSYC7211 - Clinical Skills A
  • Semester 1, 2014
    PSYC7211 - Clinical Skills A
  • Semester 1, 2011
    PSYC2341 - Psychological Problems of Adolescence
  • Semester 1, 2010
    COUN7004 - Relationship Counselling
  • Semester 2, 2010
    COUN7005 - Counselling and Mental Health
  • Semester 1, 2009
    PSYC2341 - Psychological Problems of Adolescence
  • Semester 1, 2009
    COUN7004 - Relationship Counselling
  • Semester 2, 2009
    COUN7005 - Counselling and Mental Health

Note: Coordinator roles prior to 2009 and tutor roles prior to 2006 are not included.

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